Leadership

PLAN TO FILTER WHITE ROCK WATER IN DALLAS.

Issue 13 and Volume 62.

PLAN TO FILTER WHITE ROCK WATER IN DALLAS. The Dallas, Tex., Board of Health has gone on record to the effect that in its judgment the water of White Rock reservoir is unfit for domestic purposes and will so continue until such time as the city may secure complete control of the watershed, remedy existing conditions and provide for passing the water through a filtration plant, and closely following this, Water Commissioner A. C. Cason, in compliance with a resolution passed by the city commission, presented to the commission a report showing estimates of the cost of erecting a filtration plant at White Rock and of building a pipe line to Turtle Creek, so that the water could be filtered there. Commissioner Cason said it would cost about $469,125 to build the pipe line, and about $400,000 to build the filtration plant. He explained that in basing his figures on…

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