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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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16,516,000 gallons of water at 8½d. per 1,000 gallons584188
Meter rent115100
Altering meter box in Speke Road096
Connecting 3 standposts in Prince of Wales' Road27100
1,751,000 gallons of water at 1 /- per 1,000 gallons87110
Meter rent and maintenance16160
Use and maintenance of standposts!900
New swan-necks2100
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The details of Road Watering during the past season are set forth in the following tabulated statement.

Lengths of Roads Watered.Expenses incurred.
Hydrants and Standposts.Horse Hire.Water, Labour, Repairs to Standposts, Carts, Vans, &c.Total.
£S,d. .£s.d.
M.F.Yds.Hired Horses.1,360332,0711210
595I 20£555135
Parish Horses.
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* Watered by the Parish of Clapham as a matter of convenience,
† Watered by the Parish of Wandsworth as a matter of convenience.
The above cost includes the sum of £17. 10s., paid as
compensation for accidents.
The total cost of road watering is at the rate of £34 10s. 6d.
per mile.
New The details of the notices that have been received
Euild.ngs. for the erection of new buildings are as follows:—

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