Willows, Cal., to Double Its Water Supply.
The Northern California Power Company, which owns the Willows water system, has closed a deal for the purchase of a 2-stage centrifugal pump which will practically double the capacity of its plant. The pump will have a capacity of 800 gallons per minute against a capacity of the old pump of about one-half. The pump will be operated by a 60-horsepower electric motor. The company but recently completed its new well.
The Aquaphone Company of Cincinnati is receiving many requests for their Aquaphone from cities where the water mains are leaking. Savannah, Ga., which had been experiencing a waste of water, secured an Aquaphone and found a leakage of eighty per cent. The instrument located the leaks and now the tax upon the Savannah pumping station has been greatly lightened. Among recent orders from foreign cities is one from Liverpool for twenty-four. Bombay and Calcutta, India, and Rotterdam, Holland, have each placed orders. Elsewhere in this issue may be found the company’s advertisement.