To be prepared for the coming dry season, tenders are being invited by the Local Board for the hire of a horse and man for street watering.
Mid Sussex Times, 23 February 1892.
Photo from Pinterest: East Ham Council horse-drawn water cart for street cleansing. This photograph was taken in about 1901 and shows the tank being filled from a hydrant fitted in the base of a lighting column.
Contributed by Malcolm Davison.