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CARDIFF WATERWORKS.

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CARDIFF WATERWORKS. BUTE DOCKS COMPANY AND REDUCED RATES. On tho of Febru.try Mr. James Huraian, sTS-por'nteiulent of the Bute Docks, wrote to the Cardiff water engir-Mr (Mr. C. H. Priestley) asking that the Bute Docks Company should be put upon a. uniform rate for waier supply the same as other large companies. He pointed out that the Penarth Dock Company were bemg supplied by the corporation at 4d. per thousand gallons and the Dowiais Works at 6d. per thou. sand gallons. Inasmuch as the corporation wex'j on the premises of the Bute Docks ^0rr^ pany for purposes of thetr own, he suggested that a mean figure of 5d. per thousand gaJIons bo the uniform charge to that company. At their last meeting the waterworks committee declined to entertain the application. At a meeting on Friday, when Alderman Sanders presided, some correspondence in reference to the question was read. Mr. Hurman wrote on the 10th of February expressing his disap- pointment at Air. Priestley's letter intimaiting that the corporation would not entertain the application for a reduction in the charges for water supplied to the Bute Docks Company, and asking him to bring it again before the committee. Mr. Hurman assumed that the Bute Docks Company were the largest con- sumers with the least possible cost to the cor- poration, inasmuch ae they provided thtir °^\rl capital and maint-amed their own service. xle thought that the suggestion he. made that the company should be charged 5<1. thousand gallon^ was not an unfair one. but if tne water- works committee would not entertain thIS, he thought he was fairly entitled to ask for are-con. sideration, and that a uniform charge of ód per thousand gallons, as charged the other large consumers, be granted to the Bute Docks Com- pany. Mr. Õ Hurman did not suggest this as any threat to the corporation, but unless some consideration be given to the Bute Lj°c 8 Company he certainly must, on beuait o* "10 company, consider an offer m»oe to tnem by the Aqueous Works and Diamond Lock Boring Company to sink an artesian well upon their property so that they might minimise, as far as possible, the amount of water taken from the corporation.—The waterworks engineer (i.ir. C. H. Priestlev), in reply, admitted that the Bute Docks Company were the largest con- sumers supplied by the corporation, but there were others who did not fall far short of the average for the last twelve months. As far as providing capital and service, the Bute Docks Company were in the same position as any other customers, the corporation conveying the water to the meter through which the supply was taken.—Mr. Hurman assumed that other large consumers charged at a uniform rate of 6d. per 1,P00 gallons, but Mr. Priestley assured him that such was not the case where the supplv was not taken through one meter or at once, lhere were a large number of oinsumers who were charged in the same way as the Bute Docks Company and paying a variable rate per 1,000 gallons, being supplied in some places where the consumption was large at 6d. per 1,000 gal- lons, and at others at the higher rates where the consumption did not rea rh one million gallons per quarter.—With reference to the latter part of Mr. Hurmam's letter Mr. Priest- ley said he could not, of course, offer any opi- nion, but he thought Mr. Hurman would a«rree that any water the company mignt possibly obtain in the manner suggested will not be of the quality or as suitable for the various purposes for w-hich it was required as that now supplied by the corporation. — The Chairman stated that directlv thev onened the door by ??nSe^m^' ap- plications of thi* kind they would find them- selves in an awkward position. He moved that the decision previously arrived at be ad- hered, to.—This was seconded and carried, and the water engineer was instructed to reply to Mr. Hurman accordingly.

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