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THE NEWS-EXAMINER - MONTPELIER, IDAHO Survey Reveals Water Consumption 900o, Oom00a00at00ve ,o-00*tywator00on00um00.onw000000on-, tale; 1,132 in 1950; 1,922, now. ducted July 11 to 30. Readings ly Eq Of pply .oo+00 do,+00opmont00 doo00 Near uals Source Su +,+o be served by the city inating and fluoAnating house i disWibutio system, in Montpelier canyo'h>,and Wells Editxrs' Note: Imposition of when demand will nearly equal Montpelier's water supply, No. 1 and 2. Outflow "xr con- water ,restrictions this summer maximum supply from preserg continuously meeting the highest sumption, averaged 2,512000 brouglt forth many questions three sources, spring and two standards of the Idaho Depart-gallons daily. This figure, as concerning the city's water sys-:wells, merit of Health, :has its source l stated in the opening conclu- tern. Coun N. F. Weber, ! 2) As demand increases low tram even capped, springs in]sions, . approaches greatest or chairman of he water commit-:presstwe now experienced in H me canyon, two m ontpel-, maximum supply. In fact, this tee, and E. B. Wuthrich, city some areas will be felt at a grow- mr Canyon, and from two wells ! survey reveals that consumption on 4th street. Also there is an lduring the 20lay period was 95 superinmdent, in an interview ing rate i.n other sections. emergency connection whereby!per cent of maximum source this week gave informative facCs 3) The city council is in ,the water faom Montpelier creek of supply. on ,the physical plant of the sys- , process of taking action ,toward may be diverted into Montpel-i Placed in operation in 1951 on tm, cormlusions concerning engaging engineering srvices to ier eanym undergrotmd reseT- 'M" Hill, 50 feet below the out- present and fu.ture adequacy, 'make a study of ,the system for volT. [let of the canyon reservoir, 'and and consideration now being the purpose >f determining the given by the ci.ty council.) , A network of five- to eight- 196 feet above east city level, most economical program to in- ih pipe carries water from !was a 600,000-ganon steel tank. Conclusions hey reached on .crea war. supply: .meet tu- springs to the main .artery feed- !This does not increase water the system are: J ture aemanas and automate tow . ing rata the canyon reservoir, ']volume, but .acts as an equalizer 1) Time is fast approaching presstwes. and thence to the city distribu-, of flow and aids diribution. 4) Growth .in demand is re- tion 2stem. Overall spring net-I A 12-inch line leads from the fleeted in these figures: In 1950 work covers a linear distance of ',pumps to the tank, or directly D[[]]0 there were 792 residential and about 10,000 feet. New cast iron lima the system. The connecting business connections; now there pipe was laid in Home Cnyonimain to the tank is 2,400 feet are 932, an increase of 140. in 1951. Fluctuating stxring!long. Water, therefore, is" pump- In 1950 there were 340 city sources' at present account for ed from the wells into the 12- connections in parks, came. approximately 475 gallons per inch main which goes directly tery and parkings; now :there are minute, or 720,000 gallons over into the tank or distribution sys- _ - ........... __ _ a 24-hour period, tam as a function of the water Spring water, as stated, enters demand. In other words, if the undergound Surprisingly, that gentle little old lady who never drove over 30 miles a hour was really to.h on her sx's motor. The fact is that start-and-stop driving at low  means the motor doesn't warm up reugh for its own good. Sludge forms in the motor oil. Dtmtge tO th= ngine will r=ult. Most fro do a lot of start-and-stop driving them days, and that's why it's wise to protect with Pldll if6 Trop-Arti* Motor Oil. It flows quickly in a cold ett . . . reabts sludge formation.., the keeps on ttng your motor on long, hot drives. "J[Yop-Arl is an all-season oil. Get it from yo canyon reser- I vo consta'ucted in 1938 as a WA project. This resexvoir with a capacity of 280,000 gal- lons, acts ,as a storage tank. Wter from ,springs and back pressure buflds up in ,the reser- voir dusting low demand periods. A 10-inch cast iron pipe .carries water from the canyon reser- voix to head the distribution sys- tem at ay and 4th :streets. First of the two wells, desig- nated as Williams, or No. 1, was drilled to the depth of 450 feet in 1931, and placed in operation in 1934 with the installation of: a 40 I-IP pump. Dependent on back pressure, it delivers 350 gallons per minute, or 504,000 i gallons daffy. t Well No. 2, or Wedel well, ! was unk to a depth of 300 feet in 1941, and ,100 HP pump in- stalled. It delivers 1,000 gal- lons per rrdnute, or 1,440,000 gal- lora with continuous pumping over a 24-hour period. Over ,the years a constant vrater level has been maintained in these two wells, indicating a ,vast supply of underground , water. ! Thus, daily maximum water consumption is low, water flows into the Lank; otherwise it feeds directly imo the mains. When tank is full, the pump kicks off attomatically, and when t is drawn down 10 feet from the overflow line at the top of the tank, pumping is auto- matically resumed. The 10- inch overflow .pipe leads into Mont- pelier creek. The only water lost from the s3rstem is through this overflow pipe. The one 12-inch pipe acts as an inflow and outflow line. Auto-i matic devices at the pump house  operate either on 'tank level, or system pressure. There is also a manual control. A Clay and 4th reets is the intern point of all sources going into the city distribution system. From ,this point it must be forced to hhe furthermost out- lets in the closed circuit system through a network of mains and eormections. Some mains are too small for demands placed on the present system, resulting in low pressure in some areas. ,All water from springs is treat- ed at the chlorination plan,t and meets ste standm-ds. supply with both pumps in con- , tinuous operation amounts to 'a total of 2,028,000 gallons: 684,000 gallons from rrings, 504,000 , from Wel No. 1, and 1,440,00(} from Well No. 2. COMMUNITY CHURCH (Presbyterian) Ninth and Grant G. EMred Kelley, Th. M., Minister } A 20ay sm'vey to determine Sunday Church School 9:45 a. m. SERVICES ............ Morning Worship and Nursery [] 11:00 a.m. J l We extend a warm and cordial [I welcome to all who would wor-[I t ship God with us each Sunday ]l [morning. " (tf)[' TRUCK TIRED? Get new "pickup-and-go" with NEW INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS NEW range of power. . ."sixes" and optional V-8's NEW models from pickups to six-wheelers NEW comfortable styling from cab to tailgate Styled for comfort, new IN'riP, NATIONAL pickups offer a foamier ride, a better road view. Bonus- Load body (% or 8-ft.) for extra loadspaee. INTERNATIONAE TRUCKS WORLD'S MOST COMPLETE LINE JENKINSON EQUIPMENT COMPANY PHONE 630 MOHTIPELIEIt,* IDAHO w. Young and beautiful Sylvia Jean will provide the dancing and blacklight portion of the Stage Shows which are being presented with a complete change of program, August 28 and 29, in connection with the Bear Lake Oounty Fair. Still in high school she is well on her way to a future career as a solo dancer. CALL FOR BIDS Bear Lake M, emoria,1 Hosptl will eceive .bids for concrete repaSr werkon sdewalks awd approaches at hospLal. [ Speci[iea, tins as  extem o work mat be had at the lspi.tal offee. Bids will be in the .hamds of II IIII II I REPAIRS I All Makes of SMALL APPLIANCES Electric Razors Bicycle Repairs Scissors Sharpened Lawn Mowers Sharpened Keys Made for All Locks EilN'S SPORT GENTER Telephone 666 MontpelieT, Idah9 II II I I ' ram' " , ' ' Now is tim time to mk b  quality heating equipment.  Ilkmd. A/r Heating Systems give mow 4lkmrd circulated warmth . . . keng more uniform than any other system. It's com- pact, easy to install, atKI modern in des/on. Get ready for winter now... d.'e money am these tremendous trade-imp. C,awnient Itms, of ours@. HEATINO SYSTEM NOW TRIAfENO TRADE-INS oe your frnoce ,, .rtemless of age,tyl or make . . . to introduce you .to the laMst k- " novation in home heoth ,..  n Blend-Air Trim- Boy. This effe let See yr Fm r4 time mlrl Aeler BOWl TETON VANGAS, INC, 186 South 4tlh Sereet Phone 399 Montpelier, Idoho ,.,. TO GRADUATE FROM ST. BENEDICT'S HOSPITAL ii!00i I Carol Ann Devenish ! Carol Ann Devinish, daughter l [ ] of Mrs. Waiter Rohner, who has l I been in nurse's training at St. ] Benedict's Hospital in Ogden I for the past three years, will[ the administrator by 12 m., l Tuesd,a September 8, 1959. ! Bea Lake MereviM Hospital[ reserves e rght to reject any] or 11 bids. ] Bear Lake Advisory Bo'd I BY: H. G. ERICSSON [ Admhstxator [ (,a-13 20) [ Thursday, August ht raduate Thursday, A( == at 8 p. m. in St. Jose dral. While in trai tric Hospital " raska, the Children's H, ]] Denver and the Tuberc | itorium in Ogden. Her finishing date i 25 and she will come a week's vacation befo ing for work in Salt U on September 3. 75 ht, For a useful gift, bzet Hammermill bond pa printed with name or me Phone 239, The News-D HYMAS lILT; Construction For FREE Estimates Basements - Cesspo][ Trench Work - Gra r and Grading - DriveSacl Sand - Gravel - Cre Gravel -JFill Gravel & SEE US FOR $AVIi/. 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