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THE RESERVOIR.

TO THE EDITOR. Sir,—l see that the deputation that waited upon the mayor re reservoir requested him to have it cleaned out. That it is much needed anyone who is unfortunately compelled to drink it can state. Nearly all the year round it is so dirty that half-a-crown could not be discerned at the bottom of a bucketful of it. Now, I ask, is this a healthy state of things ? Truly we are a long-suffering race. I only hope some of our doctors will take up this subject, and tell us if they think such stuff is at all conducive to health. We have, I think, quite enough mud in our streets without being compelled to take an extra supply in our drinking water. —I am, etc., Pure Water, Dunedin, July 2.

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THE RESERVOIR., Issue 7949, 3 July 1889

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THE RESERVOIR. Issue 7949, 3 July 1889

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