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William Percy Walker

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William Percy Walker (1880- )

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., Resident Water Engineer, Cheltenham Corporation Waterworks, Tewkesbury. T. A.: " Waterworks, Tewkesbury." T. N.: 5 Tewkesbury. b. 1880. Ed. Bournemouth Boys' High School and Kilmarnock Technical Schools. Training in the works of the Dorset Ironfoundry Co., Ltd., Poole. Three years as engine fitter and erector with Glenfield and Kennedy, Ltd., Kilmarnock. From 1905-12, Hydraulic Mains and Machinery Inspector with the London Hydraulic Power Co., Southwark, S.E. Since 1912, Resident Water Engineer and Manager, Cheltenham Corporation Waterworks, Tewkesbury. Chief Works: Supervising construction of slows and filters, mechanical filters and settling reservoirs, and the operation and maintenance of waterworks machinery and appliances. Publications: Read paper before the Institute of Water Engineers and contributed articles on "Pumping and Hydraulic Machinery," " Water Softening and Purification," etc., to the technical press.

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