Leadership

Waterworks Litigation.

Issue 25 and Volume 49.

Waterworks Litigation. An ordinance was passed by the City Council of Pasco, Wash., authorizing the city attorney to institute condemnation proceedings against the Pacific Light & Power Co. for the purpose of acquiring the waterworks system now owned by it in the city of Pasco. A few weeks ago E. T. Tannant, hydraulic engineer of Spokane, inspected the plant on behalf of the city and placed an approximate value on it of $15,000, and the city intends to take it over through condemnation proceedings and enlarge the plant, at the same time reducing the cost of the water to the inhabitants.

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