The drawing up of an accurate plan of the borough was a necessary first step to the construction of a sewerage system, and this was the first task of William Crozier, the borough engineer.
The progress of the plan was anxiously watched by the Council, who received regular updates from Crozier. The image above shows him reporting that the plan is very close to completion.
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