DECEMBER 12, 1923

No. 24

The Effects of Pressure Upon Water Consumption, by H. P. Matte and J. O. G. Gibbons (Illustrated) 1231

Suggestion of Reducing All Water Consumption to an Equivalent at Some Standard Pressure So as to Arrive at Method of Comparison.

Should 1 1/2-Inch Hose Be Used in Handling Incipient Fires? by Chief H. L. Stanton and Chief S. R. Short (Portraits) 1234-35

Two Papers on This Subject by Chiefs Separated by the Breadth of the Continent.

When Hot Water Backs Into Service Pipes, by C. B. Jackson (Portrait) 1237

The Use of Check Valves Treated from Legal Standpoint and the Necessity for Proper Notification by the Water Works Before Installation Shown.

Editorial 1240

Average Consumption at Divergent Pressures— Private Use of Fire Hydrants—Protecting Meters with Check Valves.

Questions and Answers 1242

The Editor Replies to Queries by Readers on All Manner of Subjects of Interest to Fire and Water Fields.

Recent Important Fires Specially Reported (Illustrated) 1247

Two Large Fires in San Francisco, Cal.—Burnings of the Week.

Water Works News 1252

Newsy Items from All Quarters, Dealing with Water Works, Including Meterage and Filtration Fields.

Fire Department Activities 1256

Notes Relating to Fire Departments All Over the Country, and News of Other Fire Prevention and Fire-Fighting Matters.

Miscellaneous Matters 1261

Convention Dates, New Department and Trade Publications, and Other Items of Interest to All Fields.

Special Business News 1262

Record of Changes, Improvements and Installations in Fire and Water Fields with Proposals.

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