Leadership

WATER WORKS SYSTEM OF DALLAS

Issue 16 and Volume 48.

WATER WORKS SYSTEM OF DALLAS From private ownership to municipal control, from economical provisions for its maintenance to the expenditure of hundreds of thousands of dollars on that account, the water system of Dallas has shown that growth and improvement which might be expected from the record the city of Dallas, Texas, has made in other l_____es. In such a case, the history of the manner of bringing this about comes last; what interests the public most is the concrete result of the years of effort. Therefore, it ought to be told just what water facilities Dallas has. In the first place, there is a system of pumping stations and reservoirs to the north of the city. One station was erected lately and its capacity alone is more than sufficient for present needs. The other was erected years ago. but its machinery has been repaired, and it, too, is capable…

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