Leadership

The Kansas City Plant.

Issue 19 and Volume 1894 15.

The Kansas City Plant. The counsel for the city of Kansas City has drawn up an ordinance directing the Board of Public Works to take contro of the water works plant, and providing for the control and management of the department of water works, created. The ordinance was passed April 26. The counsel for the city has devoted days of the most careful attention to the work of framing the ordinance to meet all the requirements of the charter. The plant of the National Water Works Company, which has become the property of the city, is a plant with a capacity more than sufficient to supply the city. The water is taken from the Quindaro station about four miles northwest of the city, on the Kansas side of the Missouri river. The capacity of the Quindaro reservoirs is 60,000,000 gallons. The water is received from the river through a stone…

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