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S. Hurst R. Ottley

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S. Hurst R. Ottley (1884- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Divisional Engineer, Irrigation, Hyderabad (Deccan ), India; b. 1884. Ed. Roorke, Outsider Course, and trained by P. Roscoe Allen, M.Inst.C.E., A. J. Perram, M.Inst.C.E., A. T. Mackenzie, M.Inst.C.E., and C. T. Mullingo. Probationer Engineer on general engineering works; worked as Assistant Engineer in six of the districts of the Nizam's country, became District Engineer and held charge of two other districts, and then Divisional Engineer of Warangah Division and at present Divisional Engineer of the Kurreemnugger Division. Service been in the Deccan Telegana, and comprised the care of the Tank Irrigation system and the prospecting of all rivers with a view to hydro-electric power and irrigating possibilities. Chief Works: Juldroog falls of the Kristna, the Koontala falls of the Khuddum, the Issalapour falls of the Pain Ganga, the Dindi reservoir, the restoration of the Ramappa, Taknowaram and Pakhal lakes, the Pendli-Pakhal schemes. War Services.—A member of the Volunteer services in the early part of the war, in England, but not allowed to proceed to any front after return to India, owing to shortage of staff.

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