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Annual Report Volume II

2013 Annual Report Volume II

This report represents a compilation of engineering and statistical records of Providence Water's operations for the reporting year ending June 30, 2013, as well as selected historical data dating back to the inception of the water supply system in the early 1900s.

Included in the report are various operational and statistical data related to the watershed, source of supply, water quality, water treatment and production, pumping, storage, system demand, and general system information. This data is presented in both tabular and/or graphical format. A ready reference to sections of particular interest can be found in the Table of Contents.

This report has been prepared by Providence Water's Engineering Department with the particular assistance of data provided by Providence Water's Departments of Water Resources and Water Quality. Volume II of the 2013 Providence Water Supply Board Annual Report is intended to serve as a technical information and reference document of system operations for Providence Water.