Improvements at Little Rock

Issue 10 and Volume 55.

Improvements at Little Rock The courts have directed that improvements to the water system in Little Rock, Ark., be carried out in accordance with the decision of the Master of Chancery rendered some time since. One of the features of the case is that instead of being a lawyer, the Master was Edward Flad, consulting engineer of St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Flad’s findings were that the Arkansas Water Co., owner of the works in question, be required to build a dam and a 300,000,000 gallon “selective” reservoir, to store water from the Arkansas river when its turbidity and chlorine are low; a 14,000,000 gallon per day pipe line from the reservoir to the existing pumping station, a distance of about five miles; a settling reservoir of 2,500,000 gallons capacity, near the present settling reservoir on the hill south of the pumping station, and to provide 4,000,000 gallons additional filter capacity.…

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