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To the Editor of The Structural Engineer. Sir,-The paper in your June issue by E. Copeland Snelgrove on The Design of Concrete Tanks presents some significant facts concerning the stability or rather lack of stability in concrete walls designed to sustain water pressure, but designed in total disregard of the simple principle of mechanics which tells us that confined water will exert a pressure gauged by the head to the free water surface.