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I DEATH OF AN EX-INSPECTOR,

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IKILLED AT 92.

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I CARDIFF WATER SUPPLY,

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I CARDIFF WATER SUPPLY, I Inspection of New Works. On Wednesday the members of the Cardiff Corporation and others concerned made their annual inspection of the Corporation Waterworks in the Taff Fawr Valley. The company, numbering about 40, left Cardiff at 9 o'clock. The Cefn Balancing Reservoir was first inspected then the Cantreff x&eservoir (No. 2), which has been com- pleted, was visited, the work that had been done there in the way of gathering and sending down the water supply, as far as it is available at present, to Cardiff, being much admired and appreciatively commented upon. The chief object of the journey, however, was to inspect the new Reservoir No. 1 in the Tatf Fawr, a few miles beyond; and the company were shown over the works now in progress there by Mr Williams (tbe engineer) and bis assistants. The potential water supply for Cardiff should not be gauged by the present service, because out of the four projected reservoirs, only one is as yet completed, though of course there were sources such as the Ely and other supplies, which may be utilised in cases of emergency. At the inspection on Wednesday Mr J. 'A. B. Williams, whose engineering skill has done so much for Cardiff, told one of our representatives that at No. 1 they had completed their great work, the embankment having been brought to within about 14 feet of the full height. Very rapid progress has been made during the past 12 months, and it is confi. dently expected th it this reservoir will be com- pleted ami H ied with water by this time next year. There is yet a good deal of work to be done m trimming ap the nlopes, &c., but the progress mad s since the commencement-about 3% years ago—is re- garded as very satisfactory. Tile-capacity of No. I is 335 million gallons, No. 2 holds 322 million gallons, and No. 3 (tor which powers have also been got) 700 million gallons. Mr Williams stated with regard to the advantage co be derived by the people of Cardiff and immediate district by our water supply, that some people had been spreading very erroneous ideas that no good return would be received for the expenditure in the Taff Fawr Valley. He pointed out that they had been receiving 4% million gallons of water per day since the Cantreff (No. 2) Reservoir had been completed. Thus Car- diff has bad the assurance of & good supply, but the necessity for more now on account of the growing population has induced the authorities to make due provision for the future by constructing other reservoirs. When No. 1 is completed there will be a storage sufficient to give an additional supply of three. million gallons a day, which would give 7% million gallons for town supply, and be enough for the growing wants of the town for the next 12 or 13 years, when it is presumed the population will have increased to about 300,000. When No. 3 is completed there will be another three million gallons a day at command. Between Nos. 2 and 3 there is room for reservoir No.4, which, it is estimated will bold close on a thousand million gallons. Although Parliamentary powers have not been got for the construction of the last mentioned, the Corporation have powers over the gathering ground. Mr Williams calculates that in 1934, or about 40 years hence, the population of Cardiff will have reached 700,000, and will consume about 17% million gallons of water per day, and that quantity will be provided by the four reservoirs in the Taff Fawr valley plus the two at Llanishen, where over 400,000.000 gallons are stored. He also significantly remarked that after Cardiff bad got to that limit it would need to look outside of the watershed of the Taff Fawr for any additional supply that might be needed-probably away further uorth. With regard to the cost, be said his estimate for No. 1 was 2198,000 the value of the work executed up till now was £ 177,000 the amount spent was L173,000 so that there was a balance in favour of F,4,000 at the present time. This, he added, showed that the work was being done within the estimate. As to revenue from the water- works be stated that when the three reservoirs were completed, the revenue (which was now about £ 48,000) would amount to about 9108,000 per annum, aud taking out oi that £ 32,000 odd for working expenses, there would be left a aett profit of C75,000, which was more than sufficient to provide for the interest on the repayment of the capital botrowed. They bad already spent £ 1,200,000 on the works, and there would, he thought, be a total expenditure of about a million and a half sterling, agamst which, however, there would be a revenue capable of covering the interest upon a capital of 211i millions. There was thus. he said, a large margin. Asked as to per j3. and the rate in aid was 4d. the water rate, Mr Williams said it was now Is I INSPECTION AND LUNCHEON. In the course of the afternoou the visitors in. speoted with much interest the works in progress, and, after having been photographed by Councillor Hallett, returned to the school- room, where luncheon, provided by the Mayor (Lord Windsor), and excellently served by Messrs John Williams and Co., of Brecon, was partaken of. Alderman David Jones (Deputy Mayor), chairman of the W;tter Works Committee, presided, and there were also present:—Aldermen Daniel Lewis, T. W. Jacobs, P. W. Carey, Dr. D. E. Jones, Thomas Rees, and W. J. Trounce Councillors J. Ramsdale, S. A. Brain, F. J. Beavan, J. Tucker, S. Mildon, John Jenkins, T. Andrews, W Evans, J. Munn, R. Hughes, W. S. Crosaman, A. Good, George David, W. H. Allen, Dr. J. J. Buist, F. J. Veal. Sidney Robmson, J. H. Hallett the town clerk (Mr J. L. Wheatley), the borough engineer (Mr W. Harpur), the head oonstable (Mr W. McKenzie), the deputy borough engineer (Mr F. M. Greenhili), the Water Works engineer (Mr e, H. Priestley), Mr J. A. B. Williams (engineer-in-chief of the Tatf Fawr Works), Mr Frederick Orton (manager of the works), Mr Herbert Jones, Duke-street Mr P. H. Gray (town clerk's department), Me A. Mitchell, assistant etigineer at Cwin Tuff Mr J. Sutherland, cashier, Cwm Taff Mr R. Millard, missioner, Uwm Taff; Mr J. Woosey, superin- tendent of the health department, Cardiff; Dr. T. Wallace, Mr Thomas Thomas, C.E., Richmond- road, Cardiff; Mr Phillip Williams, Hallswell- terracf, Cardiff; Mr A. E. Old, Metropolitan Bank and Mr R. Sutherland, Cyril-crescent, Cardiff.

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