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ELECTRIC LIGHT WORKS.

GREHAN VALLEY EXTENSION. The work of linking up the Grehan Valley creek is proceeding fairly rapidly, a gang of about nine being on the pipe line. A.start was made from the • reservoir towards the sump just above Mr McNab's residence, and tbe line bas been dug up to the road opposite Mr T. Penlington's property. Tbe work of excavation so far has been fairly I easy, but the last few chains, which will be practically up the creek bed, are expected to ,be more difficult to negotiate, owing to the stones The pipes are all' in position along the trenches, so that the work of laying the pipes should not take more than a week- or so The sump is not yet completed, as the floor bas to be con structed and the concrete has to ripen. As near as can be estimated every thing should be in readiness to take

jib. G" imi Vaiiey'cre«-k. i< to tb : rpcptvnir in f .!nce wft-'k*' liim. I ItISSEKVOIR. j There H plenty of water in tbe rejservoii* At the intake in the Bal gnpii the wa'er has been turred stm'ght in from the sump, so th*t tbe amount lost through tbe valve and float has not been wasted. Tbe result bas been to raire tbe water to the height of tbe reservoir walls Once tbe Gieban Valley creek is linked up the Balgue'ri creek can be relieved, and a greater flow of water allowed to travel down tbe Balgueri Valley.

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ELECTRIC LIGHT WORKS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 20 October 1914

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ELECTRIC LIGHT WORKS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 20 October 1914

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