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City Sewers and Eliminating Discharge to the Lake

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Photo 1.5

Under construction on October 20, 1925, the southwest addition to the Thirty-Ninth Street Pumping Station will enclose two additional pumps to handle increasing amounts of combined sewage and stormwater flowing in from the lakefront intercepting sewer. Unlike the earlier pumps, the new pumps were the horizontal axis centrifugal type, similar to pumps installed by the District at new pumping stations and treatment works. (MWRD photo 12186)