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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 23.02 Division I Water Division

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DIVISION I. WATER

Chapter 23.02 
Water Division

Sections:

23.02.010 Water Commissioner.
23.02.020 Composition.
23.02.030 Supply and Purifying Section Engineer.
23.02.040 Operating Section Engineer.
23.02.050 Distribution Section Engineer.

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23.02.010 Water Commissioner.

The Director of Public Utilities is authorized to appoint, in accordance with the Charter and ordinances of the City, a Water Commissioner, who shall be the head of the Water Division, and whose duties shall be those prescribed in the Charter.

He shall be an engineer in active practice of his profession, who has had at least ten years' experience in responsible charge of engineering work, and who shall be qualified to design, construct, operate and maintain all machinery, apparatus and appurtenances necessary for the water supply of a large city.

He shall be charged with the enforcement of all ordinances now existing or that may hereafter be passed relating to the operation and maintenance of the waterworks and to the assessment of the water rates.

He shall give bond in the sum of twenty thousand dollars.
(1948 C. Ch. 55 30: 1960 C. 545.010.)

McQuillin:

12.48 Water department

23.02.020 Composition.

There is established in the Water Division of the Department of Public Utilities the following offices, sections and branch thereof:

A. Commissioner's office;

B. Supply and purifying section;

C. Operating section;

D. Operating section, sanitarium branch;

E. Distribution section;

F. Assessment section.
(1948 C. Ch. 55 31: 1960 C. 545.020.)

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23.02.030 Supply and Purifying Section Engineer.

The engineer in charge of the supply and purifying section of the Water Division, shall be an engineer of at least five years' experience in charge of surveys, estimates, construction and operation of works relating to water supply and purification. He shall be qualified to supervise chemical treatment of water and its filtration, to direct the operation and maintenance of the waterworks railway and of the towers, tunnels, basins, reservoirs, conduits and all other appurtenances of the Water Division coming under the supply and purifying section.
(1948 C. Ch. 55 32: 1960 C. 545.030.)

23.02.040 Operating Section Engineer.

The engineer in charge of the operating section shall be an engineer of at least five years' experience in charge of the design and construction of pumping stations. He shall be qualified to direct the operation and maintenance of pumping station machinery, steam boilers and furnaces, electric generators and motors, the waterworks railway, heating and refrigerating systems, machine shop equipment, to inspect material and shop work and to determine by test the efficiency of pumps, boilers, generators, motors and all pumping station appliances.
(1948 C. Ch. 55 33: 1960 C. 545.040.)

23.02.050 Distribution Section Engineer.

The engineer in charge of the distribution section shall be an engineer of at least five years' experience in the design and construction of pipe systems for the distribution of water. He shall be qualified to supervise the manufacture and inspection of steel and cast iron pipes, hydrants, valves, meters, special castings and fittings, to direct the laying of water pipe with all its appurtenances, to superintend the extension and repairs to the pipe system and maintain the water service to consumers.
(1948 C. Ch. 55 34: 1960 C. 545.050.)

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