United States of America, Complainant vs. the Sanitary District of Chicago, Defendant, C.C. No.29,019, and Equity Volume 1

United States of America, Complainant vs. the Sanitary District of Chicago, Defendant, C.C. No.29,019, and Equity Volume 1

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...Bridge. The Lake Survey then took up the work, and I had charge of the oflice at Buffalo up to August, 1900. During that period we were engaged in making discharge measurements and the reduction of the same. In August of 1898, I was transferred to the St. Lawrence, and made discharge measurements of the St. Lawrence River during the fall of 1900 and the spring of 1901. Then I was engaged on surveys, a resurvey of the St. Lawrence River for the balance of that year. I should have stated that during the winter of 1901, I made discharge measurements of the upper St. Lawrence River through the ice, in corroboration of the measurements at Point Three Points. During 1902 I was engaged in surveys on the St. Lawrence River. In 1903, 1904 and 1905 I was in charge of surveys on the lakes, mainly Lake Erie, using the steamer General Williams. In connection with that work, I was afloat making surveys, and became acquainted with lake conditionsIn 1906, I was engaged in work on the Niagara River in connection with the Preservation of Niagara Falls, hydraulic work; and during that season I was ordered to the Detroit office to relieve Mr. E. E. Haskell, Principal Assistant En91" neer_ of the Lake Survey, Mr. Haskell going to Cornell University as Dean of the School of Civil Engineering. Since that time I have acted as principal Civilian Engineer of the Lake Survey. Y" have sp0ken, as part of your work and experience, of having had to do with the making of discharge measure ments. What do you mean by that? What is the purpose of such measurements? You referred to the Niagara River/91c St. Lawrence and the St. Clair River in that connection? _ A. The object of the discharge measurements is to estab lish a relation between the elevation of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905431
  • 9781236905437