Report of the Select Committee on the Southern Suburbs Water Supply Bill

Report of the Select Committee on the Southern Suburbs Water Supply Bill

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...5s. the Council should receive 2s. 6d. per 1,000, the Board taking the balance?--Yes. ' 1383. And when the charge is less than 5s. the Council and the Board should share?--Yes. 1384. The agreement was to be for not less than 25 years. ' 1385. And at the present time you are_ entering into one for 60 years?--Yes. 1386. You will admit that the Town Council of Cape Town has gone to expense in connection with the supply of water to your Harbour Board and shipping. Let me put it this way..For what purpose was the large main laid down Hospital Road?--I think-it was principally in the event of fire at the Hospital. _ 1387. That big 9-inch or 12-inch main?--They only had a low pressure main down there before. 1388. So you mean to say that the Town Council has gone to no expense whatever in order to supply the Harbour Board and shipping?--()h, I can't say that. For instance, they may have built their reservoirsa bit bigger, or that sort of thing. 1389. You told us in evidence in chief that the Town Council of Cape Town's mains have been directed in order to strike the llarbour Board M F-ROW property at various points?--Yes.. July 17,1907' 1390. And that water is supplied to other customers on the way?--Yes. I suppose so. 1391. N ow you were talking of the rates at the various ports, and you cheerfully told the Select Committee that at Durban the rate is 7s. 6d. N ow, is it?--Yes. ' 1392. Supposing a ship at Durban wants to have 10,000 gallons, what would they pay per thousand?--I do not know that without the tariff before me. 1393. VVell, I have it here, and it is 10s.?--The rate which affects us and takes steamers away, namely, mail steamers and intermediate steamers, is the 7s. 6d. rate. It is the only one which concerns more

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