Journal of the New England Water Works Association, Volume 2

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New England Water Works Association., 1887 - Water-supply
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Page 97 - I trust will prompt me to do my duty to the best of my ability, and I will do it to the utmost of my abilitv and you can ask no more.
Page 69 - The annual rent for the use of the water shall be payable in advance on the first day of May in each year.
Page 24 - What is the interest of $ 81, for 2 years 14 days, at ^ per cent. ? • per cent. ? per cent. ? 2 per cent. ? 3 per cent. ? 4 per cent. ? 5 per cent. ? 6 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 7 per cent. ? 8 per cent.?
Page 45 - I move that the report be accepted, and that the Secretary be directed to cast the vote of the Convention for the list of officers as reported by the committee.
Page 3 - I regret to say that it will be impossible for me to be present on that occasion, though nothing would afford me greater pleasure.
Page 23 - ... since at the expiration of the n years, the worn-out structure being sold for D dollars, there will result a sum sufficient to again expend A for a new structure, and have the original sum remaining, which in another n years will amount to sufficient to purchase a third structure, and so on indefinitely. This sum is AD [(1 + 0.5r...
Page 23 - Di dollars when worn out. Which of these will be more economical, as a permanent thing, the rate of interest being r, payable semi-annually? "To answer this question we must compute the amount of present capital sufficient to provide permanently for each of these structures, and the one which requires the smaller capital will be more economical. Or we are enabled to find, by the same method, what the cost...
Page 23 - From these rough sketches—revised, reduced to uniform size of 10 by 15 inches—a set of tracings has been made, and a sample folio of blue prints prepared. This folio and set of tracings are herewith presented as forming the main part of this report." Since the Manchester meeting three more subjects have been received and subscriptions for sets of reproductions from the tracings have been called for. The ready response to the call is evidence of the value of the Committee's work, and arrangements...
Page 69 - May first, shall be payable in advance and before the water is let on. SECT. 15. In all cases of non-payment of the water rent...

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