MARIETTA WATERWORKS.

MARIETTA WATERWORKS.

The annual report of Superintendent Win, Morse, as presented to the hoard of public service of Marietta. Ohio, gives very complete details of the operation of the works for 1906. The total receipts show $27,896.95, and disbursements. $18,387.74, leaving a credit balance of $9,509.21 During the year bonds were reduced $10,000, and the running expenses, $1,293.22. The total amount of water pumped for the twelve months was 1 807,346.836 gals: Amount used in washing filterbeds, 15,000 gals, per day, for each filter; iron sulphate used. 2.03 grains per gal.—total cost of sulphate and lime used per 1,000,000 gals., $1.96. The filtration plant worked in a most satisfactory manner. The number of meters in use is 107; number of taps made during the year, seventy-seven.

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