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Marks, notations and other maiginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. In others, they are content with impure water obtained in their neighbourhood, while, by combining with two or three adjoining places, thoy could bring pure water from a distant source with little increase of cost.A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. In tnose places where the existing authorities are giving a good supply to their district from works in the district it«elf , there would seem to be no advantage in interfering with them.Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. But in other oases, where water is brought from a long distance to a town, while places situated near this source of supply are very badly off for water, the Commissioners would take the works in hand, and emlarffe them so as to afford a sufficient supply for the whole neighbour- hood. It may, the author thinks, be hoped that, under the new authorities, more success would be obtained than has yet been, as the whole of each water-shed would bo under one charge, and the Commissioners would have no local interests to .prejudice and hinder them in the fulfilment of their duties. Some alteration would, of course, have to be made in the mode of proceeding against offenders, but it is cut of the scope of the present paper to suggest what it should be.