Report of the Water Works System of the City of Chicago

This is a report on the state of the Chicago water system and the need to reduce waste. The report highlights the success of the lake cribs in improving the cleanliness of the city's water. It also focuses on the large amount of water wasted in the City and calls for individual home meters to help prevent such waste.


Map of Pumping Stations, Cribs and Tunnels on the South side of Chicago
The Water Works System of the City of Chicago; Report
Chicago, IL: Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency (1917)

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Map of Pumping Stations, Cribs and Tunnels on the North side of Chicago
The Water Works System of the City of Chicago; Report
Chicago, IL: Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency (1917)

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Chart of Deaths From Typhoid Fever
The Water Works System of the City of Chicago; Report
Chicago, IL: Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency (1917)

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