Bloomington water 2

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Bloomington water 2 - if the valley is dammed. Leonard's eprlnra...
if the valley is dammed. Leonard's eprlnra basin ia In a - wide ' ahallovr. - U - shaped valley, characteristic characteristic of the . limestone district. In the knobstone. deep, V - shaped valleys valleys are found. The latter type of valley, engineers eay. Is easier to dam and ita capacity la greater. i ' Kvery time tha question of constructing constructing an addition to tha liloom - ington water system has come up. I'rofossor 11. R, Cuming, head of the roloy department. and other - iteologtta hava advised tha city to go to the Orlffy creek valley, which la east of tha limestone outcropping and in the knohstone. Cltr officials bava Unshed at tha Idea and ignored th soundness of the geological theory until recently. The vnlversltr - waterworks waterworks waterworks waa located by Trofeaaor Cuminga in 1911. and has proved aietuate and the reservoir ta water - . tight, O Read to Salatiaa. OK LOST RIVER.. IN FLOOD OF 190.1, WHICH DISAPPEARS BEFORE REACHING LOST RIVER. Tha Bloomlr.gton water problem row la apparently on tha road to a permanent and scientific solution after many, years of strife between political factions. The protracted water ehortaae in thie city last fall brought on another discussion of tha er of knobstone soma 600 to' COO feet problem and a concerted movement thick. Uloominffton stands on the east for it aohilicn by tha building cf a edge of - the limestone outcropping, new works plant and reservoir. Tha To tha west first a layer of sandstone tngton cttlsena,. recently waa Incorporated Incorporated to build tha new plant. . Other large. town in tha Umestoffa region have not faced tha name problem problem a liloomtngton for various rea - aona." Bedford and Xlitchell are aup - plied'from Whita river, which, tlowa near ' them. Salem Is on a larga atream. while Pa oil and Orleana draw from welia. - Most of the caves In this part of. the state are found in a formation known as ilttctlell limestone. A few are found Mn tha 'Salem and Ilar - rodsburg rock, tha other two varie - . tiea of rock found in these outcrop - rlnga. Thesa threo varieties of rock ia In layers, sloping off to the southwest. southwest. Tha Mitchell rock forms a top layer from 2i0 to 350 feet; tha Salem rock, tho middle layer, of fifty to ninety feet. and the llarrodsburg rock Is on the bottom, ninety. feet thick. Lying underneath tha limestones and outcropping to tha east is a lay -

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 10 Mar 1923, Sat,
  3. Page 19

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