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acres amount anicut aqueduct ashlar average bank basin bottom built bund cantonment carried cast-iron catchment cement cent charges Cholavaram tank cistern Column concrete conduit construction contractor cost crest culvert depth diameter discharge drainage drainage basin Drawing dry stone wall Engineer for Irrigation estimate evaporation excavation Executive Engineer filter beds foot gallons per head Government of India ground half-foot Hyderabad inches thick inlet iron joints Karachi Kortalayar laid laterite leakage length Madras Government Malir Malir river mean sea level miles million cubic feet million cubic yards month mortar Municipality necessary Ootacamund pipes Plate portion Portland cement Proceedings proposed puddle wall pump quantity rainfall rear Red Hills Lake Red Hills tank reservoir river rubble sanctioned sand Satara scheme settling tanks shown side slope sluice valves square feet square miles supply channel surface surplus Total tower town transverse drains tunnel water level water-supply water-works weir
Page 37 - ... recommended the relaxation of Central control over the details of Provincial administration. Certain changes in the system of financial administration were introduced in 1912, but there was no basic alteration in the relations between the Central and Local Governments. A new policy was indicated' by the Government of India in a despatch to the Secretary of State, dated August 25, 1911, in which it was observed, " it is certain that, in the course of time, the just demands of Indians for a larger...
Page 68 - About 3 miles from the Malir, the line of conduit crosses a smaller river called the Thudda, and as the bed of this stream, at the point of crossing was at a lower level than the bottom of the wells, the excavation of the trench for the conduit was commenced at this point, and carried onwards to the site of the wells. By this means all the water found, both in the conduit-trench and the wells, was drained off into the Thudda. An enormous extra expense in pumping was saved by the possibility of this...
Page 98 - ... near each inner end, with 24-inch sluice-valves, so that water can be supplied to the town direct, either from the inlet-well or from the reservoir, as occasion may require. A cleansing or scouring-pipe, which communicates with a built drain, is laid 2 feet below the level of the main delivery-pipe, and, like it, has one branch from the well and one from the reservoir, ending in each case with a sluice-valve. The distribution throughout the town, port, civil lines and military cantonment of Karachi,...
Page 57 - ... of fine powder. The mass is then kneaded into a plastic condition with liquid pitch, and is afterwards moulded into blocks of any required size or shape. The moulded blocks are then exposed to great heat, by which means all the .combustible ingredients are burnt out, leaving the pure carbon^in a solid form.
Page 74 - ... and to be of uniform bore and uniform thickness of metal throughout, and without any belts.
Page 57 - ... of salts which are soluble in water, so that the water becomes much harder in passing through it.