Galesburg Water Department Shows Profit
During the past fiscal year the water department of Galesburg, Ill., was operated at a profit of $5,374.60, according to the annual report of Superintendent T. H. Snowball. Receipts from water rents totalled $65,426.93 and receipts from tapping mains, sale of meters and flushing sewers brought the total to $68,724.43. It is pointed out in the report that three deep wells pumped a total of 575,856,000 gallons of water. The per capita consumption on the basis of 24,000 population is figured at 65 gallons. Fourteen miles of new main were added and there are now 66.44 miles of main in the city. The report also shows an increase in receipts for water rent of over $2,000 for the year.
Halls City Water System Sold—The city council of Halls, Tenn., has sold the light and water system which has been owned by the city for twelve years.