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Statistical Tables from the History and Statistics of American Water Works
John James Robertson Croes
No preview available - 2015
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Page 5 - St., and 67 to 83 Vail Ave., TROY, NY VALVES, Double and Single Gate 1-2 incti to 48 inches, outside and inside Screws, Indicator, etc,, for Gas, Water.
Page 21 - Everything is new, perfect in design, adaptation of materials, and workmanship. The Company manufactures its materials, and constructs the work with its own workmen, and it assumes an unlimited responsibility for absolute perfection of materials and workmanship. The adoption of this system of construction will result in a saving of LIFE, HEALTH, AND MONEY.
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...