NORTH CAROLINA WATERWORKS ASSOCIATION.

NORTH CAROLINA WATERWORKS ASSOCIATION.

An organisation was recently formed at Raleigh, N. C., to be known as the North Carolina Waterworks association. Its objects are to prevent pollution of water supplies and promote the purification of the latter. Among the important measures adopted was a memorial to the legislature to urge congress to establish the proposed Appalachian Park as a protection to the sources of the future water supply of the Southern States. A committee was appointed to draft a bill to be presented to the legislature, looking to the further protection of public water supplies of the State and the inspection of the same. Among those present were: Dr. Richard H. Lewis, of the State board of health; J. L. Ludlow, civil engineer and member of board; Dr. A. Cheatham, of Durham; Albert Anderson, of Wilson; and W. T. Pate Gibson. G. C. White, civil engineer, of Winston: A. E. Boardman, civil engineer. of Brevard; Julius Lewis, president Wake Water company, and the following superintendents of waterworks: C. H. Campbell, Charlotte; J. C. Michie, Durham; B. W. Neave, Salisbury; R. H. Milton, Reidsville; H. A. Grantham. Wilson; J. H. Bridges, Henderson: F.. B. Bain, Raleigh. J. C. Michie was made president and E. B. Bain secretary. The next meeting of the association will be held at Durham some time next July. The members of the North Carolina Waterworks association were invited to attend the twenty-third annual convention .of the American Waterworks association, at Detroit, hy President Campbell, of the last-named association.

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