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Kansas City Water Commissioners’ Report

Issue 2 and Volume 70.

Kansas City Water Commissioners’ Report The annual report of the fire and water commissioners of Kansas City, Mo., for the fiscal year ending April 19, 1920, places the total assets of the water works at $11,578,643.14. The inventory of the property covers $9,687,856.91, and the remainder is in cash, bonds and accounts receivable. According to the report, the following improvements to the water system of Kansas City have been made during the period covered: A 16-million-gallon reservoir in North Terrace Park placed in service March 26, 1920. The total cost, including all pipe connections, was $150,932. This reservoir gives the East Bottoms an adequate supply at all times at a constant pressure of approximately ninety pounds a square inch. By filling the reservoir at night through the distributing system, the Turkey Creek pumping station is relieved of the pumping of approximately 3 1/2 million gallons of water during the daylight…

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