Water works bonds are to be issued at Bozemm, Mont., to the amount of $165,000. Proposals will be received until January 17. George D. Pease is city clerk.
A system of water works and of electric lights is contemplated at Tuskegee, Ala. Proposals will be received until February I. Alber & Byrne, of Birmingham, Ala., are at work on plans.
The borough of Vailsborough, N. J.. will construct water works. The council asks proposals for constructing the same, until January 11. See advertisement in another column for further information.
Press reports say that the council of Gananoque, Out., is cons’dering the question of establishing a system of water works and sewers.
A project is contemplated at Girard, Kan., for constructing a reservoir. W. S. Hitch, chairman of waterworks committee, will receive estimates on the work.
There is a movement on foot at Waterville, Me., towards securing a more satisfactory water supply. A municipal con trol of the system, which is at present owned by the Maine Water Company, is said to be desired.
The council of Goshen. Ind., proposes to lay three miles of additional water mains, the estimated cost to be about $10,000.
Reports say that a dam is to be constructed across Fisherman ccreek near Niagara, B. C., and 5,000 feet of pipe laid, in connection with the proposed system for which a franchise has been granted to S. K. Crocker.
Press reports say that a dam is to be constructed at Chelan, Wash. M. M. Kingman will furnish information.
The water commissioners of Detroit. Mich., propose constructing water mains on sections of Russell and Greutsel streets.
The town of Tifton, Ga., is agitating the construction of a system of water works.
There is some talk of putting in a filter for the city water at the Round pound reservoir. Rochester, N. H.
It is said that specifications for the proposed water works at Clayton, N. Y., will call for about five miles of mains.
According to information received, the discussion at Rome, Ga , on the filtration subject has been decided in favor of installing a plant.
The citizens’committee of Vineland, N. J., has prepared a petition for the council, asking that $(40,000 in bonds be issued for water works, sewers, and other improvements.
The property-owners of Whitesboro, N. V , have voted 168 to 50. in favor of the construction of a system of water works.
The residents of Blue Point (I,. I.), N. Y., are agitating the question cf purchasing fire hydrants.
The legislature of Alabama will be petitioned to authorize Troy to issue bonds for the construction of water works; also to authorize the city of Montgomery to extend water mains and pipes.
The Long Island Railroad Company has accepted the terms of the village of Freeport (L. I.).N. Y.,for furnishing water for railroad purposes at ten cents per 1,000 gallons. The company will erect two standpipes near the Main street crossing, and make the necessary connections.
It is probable that the question of providing a water system for Barnesville, Ohio, will be submitted to the voters at the spring election.
The city of Rockport. Ind.. is planning to establish a system of water works.
Press reports say that Onawa, la . is preparing to introduce a water works.
The council of Hartford, Mich., is discussing the question of water works, and it is rot improbable that bonds may be issued for this purpose.
The council of Taunton, Mass., has decided to expend about $15,000 for water works improvements.
According to a recommendation of the Louisville, Ky., board of public safety the city will expend in the neighborhood of $250,000 for fire hydrants.
The citizens of Ute, la., have voted in favor of issuing $1,800 for a water works engine. D. E. Lathrop is city clerk
The council of Brazil, Ind., is considering a project for bringing water from the Wabash river, nine miles distant
The introduction of water works at Brownstone, Ind., is contemplated by the council.
The Insurance companies have refused to do further business in Jerome, Cal., until a water system is established. The plant will cost $10,000.
Proposals will be received until January 3 for a system of waterworks at Gaffney, S. C. F. Minshall, 150 Nassau street. New York, is the engineei,
Reiairts say that bids will be called for at an early date for the proposed reservoir at George’s Hill, Philadelphia. Pa. Thom »⅝ M. Thompson is director of public works.
The council of Wellsville, N. Y., will ask proposals in a few weeks for furnishing about a mile and three-quarters of twelveinch water pipe and laying the same.
The city of Winchester, Ind., asks proposals until January 18 for a water works plant. S. I). Fox is city clerk.
The local board of the Fifth district, borough of Brooklyn, N. Y., will have a hearing on January 5 on the petitions presented to Borough President Grout, for laying mains on sections of Van Sicklen street. Kings highway, and Fifty-fourth street.
The large Snow engine of the Indianapolis water works underwent a test the week before last. Its power is claimed as greater than any other engine n the countiy and showed 10.000.000 pounds above the contract pressure made with the builders.
At Thomaston, Conn., the collapse of a newly erected water tank on the “brick” factory, one of the three in the Seth Thomas Clock Company’s plant, shortly after 4 o’clock p. m., practically ruined the factory and caused a loss of upwards of $10,000. F’ortunately there was no loss of life
It is reported that Southport, Conti., and Fairfield are to be supplied with water by a company which is being formed for that purpose.
Northeast, Pa., is agitating the subject of water works. According to reports, water bonds to the amount of $20,000 are to be sold.
It is said that the council ha» decided to have a large water main laid on Barton street, Hamilton, Ont., according to the recommendation of City Engineer Barrow.
The council of Mill vale, N. J., has readvertised for bids for the proposed new pump, to be received until January 3.
The board of water commissioners, of Norfolk, Va., will receive proposals until January 5 for foundations for a mechanical filter plant, including flume, drains, etc.
It is said that the water works company of York, Pa., proposes purchasing between four and five thousand feet of twenty-inch pipe aboutthe middle of January; also gates, etc. Jacob L. Kuehn is superintendent.
An election was called in Lakeport, Cal., to vote on the question of issuing $1 5,400 fo: securing a supply of water for the town.