Leadership

Will Denver Build a Municipal Water Plant?

Issue 1 and Volume 54.

Will Denver Build a Municipal Water Plant? Confident that the decision of the United States supreme court in the Wheeler-Lusk water case recently, in which it was held that the points at issue have already been decided against the plaintiffs, has removed the last obstacle preventing the city owning its own water system, the public utilities commission plans to get busy on the municipal water works scheme immediately after the mandate from the supreme court has been filed in Denver. In the meantime the commissioners are busy gathering data as to the cost of construction, and the plans to be followed in the work. A Lincoln Fellows, one of the members of the commission, is now in southwestern Colorado looking over plans. The commission will meet A. McDonnell, of the firm of Burns & McDonnell, of Kansas City, to discuss the cost cf the construction of the system and to…

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