Dallas Water Plant

Dallas Water Plant

The annual report of the Dallas, Tex., Water Department shows that the average daily pumpage during the past year for Dallas and Oak Cliff, a suburb, was 15.78 per cent, less than that of the preceding year. It further states that the consumption of Dallas and Oak Cliff combined for the year was 3,998,466,021 gallons. This is a little more than half the total capacity of the White Rock reservoir. The consumption east of the Trinity River was 3,610,207,809 gallons, and for Oak Cliff 388,258,212. The average east of the river was 9,863,956, and in Oak Cliff 1,063,721 gallons per day. The total amount expended was $66,518.72, or $16.63 per 1,000,000 gallons of water pumped. It costs more than three times as much to pump water in Oak Cliff as for the balance of the city, the Turtle Creek average being $8.42 per 1,000,000 against $27.53 per 1,000,000 in Oak Cliff.

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