Leadership

SEWERAGE.

Issue 2 and Volume 1892 11.

SEWERAGE. City Engineer Butts of Kansas City proposes to abate the West Kansas slough evil by constructing a temporary sewer to carry off the sewage between the State line and Mill street. The proposed sewer will be 4000 feet long and will cost $4000. It will be twelve inches in diameter at the State line, increasing to twenty-one inches at Mill street, and will be constructed of vitrified brick. The sewer is to be built at the expense of the city. A survey is all completed for a new sewer from the Soldiers’ Home at Togus, Me., to the Kennebec river. At present the sewerage goes into a small stream, which is becoming foul and threatens the health of the community. The new sewer will be about six miles long. The evidence thus far introduced by both sides in the matter between the Washburn & Moen Company and the city…

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