The corporation owns the water supply, public baths and wash-houses and the gasworks.
Ouray Ice Park, Inc. is a non-profit corporation and runs exclusively on the donations of sponsor members.
The city is lighted by gas and electricity, - it was one of the first cities in the United States to adopt electric lighting, - and has a good watersupply system, owned by a private corporation, with a 41 acre filter plant of 18,000,000 gallons per diem capacity and an additional supply of water pumped from deep wells outside the city.
At common la .w a lease for a term of years (other than a lease by a corporation) might be made by parol.
Near Rhayader are the large reservoirs constructed (1895) by the corporation of Birmingham in the Elan and Claerwen valleys.