Illinois Water Supply Association
The Illinois Water Supply Association, at a special meeting, held in Chicago, on November 11, became the Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association. The business meeting was a one-day session. The change was made without a dissenting vote. The officers of the newly-formed section are: H. M. Ely, chairman; John Ericson, vicechairman; H. E. Keeler, treasurer; trustees, E. MacDonald, W. W. DeBerard and W. J. Spaulding. The executive committee chose Professor Bartow as secretary. At the meeting Langdon Pearse read a paper describing the “tuning’u’p” period at the Evanston plant, and Professor Edward Bartow read a paper giving an account of his observations on European water and sewage plants. H. E. Keeler, chairman of the local commmittee, arranged an all-day automobile trip of inspection to two of the Chicago pumping stations, and to the Evanston filtration plant and to the Wilmette pumping station on the north shore of the Sanitary District.