OUR GAS SUPPLY.
TO THE EDITOR. £ir, —The extreme poverty of that mixture pumped through the gas mains ha* aroused my curiosity to an abnormal degree. A.s I writ*., the gas burner is giving about one glow worm power of !;ah".' and this tact lias suddenly reminded me that when the light is bad the bills have invariably been high. The gas i? supposed to have a certain quantity of heating power. This also is a variable quantity at the present time. Could you inform'me the number of British thermal units in one foot of Dunedin «as, and the number of feet of air and sulphur- in 100 ft of Dunedin «;\s'! Is it possible to supply the gas consumers with what they pay for—viz., a supply of good illuminating and heating gas, instead of the mixture we have been trotijiirr the last month or two?—l am, etc, * Citizkn. December 21.
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OUR GAS SUPPLY., Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914