Journal of the New England Water Works Association, Volume 24

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New England Water Works Association., 1910 - Water-supply
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Page 444 - The company is not bound to see its property gradually waste, without making provision out of earnings for its replacement. It is entitled to see that from earnings the value of the property invested is kept unimpaired, so that, at the end of any given term of years, the original investment remains as it was at the beginning.
Page 445 - If, however, a company fails to perform this plain duty and to exact sufficient returns to keep the investment unimpaired, whether this is the result of unwarranted dividends upon over-issues of securities, or of omission to exact proper prices for the output, the fault is its own.
Page 261 - When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created.
Page 630 - Resolved, That the President be authorized to appoint a committee of five to digest and report in detail as soon as practicable upon the time, place, and terms of the publication of such a journal, to elect an editor, fix his salary, and to arrange all other necessary details.
Page 344 - WATER, FLOW OF. A New Theory of the Motion of Water under Pressure and in Open Conduits and its practical Application.
Page 311 - In the absence of such exact data for each water-supply system, however, it is to be assumed that depreciation takes place according to the average life of the several parts of such system and of watersupply plants as a whole. Until further study and experience or a series of inspections and appraisals at fixed intervals furnish more accurate...
Page 210 - Provisions must be made for oiling, both for lubrication and to prevent corrosion. A reasonably tight fit should be made around the stems. Lettering. There must be cast on top of the hydrant in characters raised 1 inch an arrow at least 2$ inches long, and the word "open" in letters J inch high and J inch in relief, indicating direction to turn to open the hydrant.
Page 249 - Secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the Association in favor of the applicants named in the report.
Page 210 - If the working pressure is over 150 pounds per square inch the hydrants must be tested to twice the working pressure. The test must be made with the valve open in order to test the whole barrel for porosity, and strength of hydrant body. A second test must be made with valve shut in order to test the strength and tightness of the valve.
Page xix - This hydrant is anti - freezing, because when the drainage is good no water is left in it to freeze. The drip is directly in the bottom of the 'hydrant and drains perfectly It is protected by its valve, which never leaves its socket and cannot be clogged. DOUBLE AND SINGLE GATE VALVES, ALSO CHECK VALVES, FOOT VALVES. FIRE HYDRANTS. YARD, WASH, AND FLUSH HYDRANTS. ET

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