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.SEA.-WATER SUPPLY.

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SEA.-WATER SUPPLY. In the ensuing session of Parliament leave will be asked to bring in a bill for the incorporation of a company, with powers to censtruct conduits, reservoirs, a pumping station, and other works, between Lancing, in Sussex, and London. Powers are asked to enable the company to take and supply sea water for public and private purposes, to connect by branch pipes the property they may acquire for selling and distributing the water along or adjacent to the lines of conduits mentioned, to erect stand pipes or other apparatus in the roads or streets along which the conduits are situated, and to construct all necessary conveniences and works for collecting, filtering, storing, and dis- tributing sea water. Further powers are asked to enable the company to purchase the property required, by compulsion or otherwise, to supply sea water by meter, to demand and recover rates, &e., to make special provision for protecting the works, preventing frauds, and imposing penalties, to incorporate certain previsions of general Acts, and to make agreements with sanitary and other authorities. The places re- ferred to in the notice as being affected by the pro- jected works are—Lancing, Combes, Sompting, Bo- tolphs, Bramber, Steyning, Aehurst, West Grinstead, Shipley, Horsham, Warnham, and Rusper, in Sussex; Cape], Dorking, Mickleham, Leatherhead, Maiden, Chessington, Kingston upon -Thames, Norbiton, Putney, Wimbledon, Wandsworth, and St. Mary, Bat- tersea, and the shore and bed of the Thames in Surrey and Fulbam, St. Peter and St. Paul, Hammersmith, Chelsea, St. Mary Abbot, Kensington, and St. Margaret and St. John the Evangelist, Westminster, and St. George, Hanover-square, and the shore and bed of the Thames, in Middlesex.

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