Statistical Tables from the History and Statistics of American Water Works: Comp. from Special Returns

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Engineering news, 1883 - Water-supply - 113 pages
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Page 14 - ... auxiliary system of pipes which passes through the valley of the brook below the lake and is used chiefly in case of fire. The quantity of water used through this low-pressure system, so called, is said to be small, but it has not been measured ; and, considering the circumstances, it is unlikely that the consumption of water has been reduced to such an extent that the lake will fill again until an additional supply has been provided. If efficient measures for preventing waste are continued the...

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