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The Water Works

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Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
August
Year
1887
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Tlic two accompanjing ctits represent views taken of our water wurks, the cm; above sliowing the putnpitlg house and reeeiving reservoir, the one below belng a view of the storage reservoir. The works were constructed during 188."), at a oost, estimated by the secretary of $190,000. The works are owned by a stock company, the city paying $4,700 per year for 105 hvdrants. It costs private eonsunicrs about $10 per year to be supplied uitli water. The pressure is obtaiued by a 2,000,000 gallon reservoir located on one of the liĆ¼ls west f the city, 155 feet above the gTUde of Main street. Tlie poroptng works and water fnipply are locatoil about one mile beyond this reservoir, on the soutti bank of the Ilnron river. Wheu the Water Company shall have Increoted the volume of water obtalned from their (pringa, tliere is little doubt but that Aun Arbor will have one of the bost water systems in the State.

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Ann Arbor Courier
Old News