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Partly Cloudy
Monday 10%
High 82° / Low 69°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with peeks of sunshine expected late. High 82F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 50%
High 77° / Low 52°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 0%
High 69° / Low 51°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Cooler and less humid. High 69F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 0%
High 76° / Low 53°
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 76F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday 10%
High 75° / Low 58°
Clear
Mostly sunny skies. High around 75F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 40%
High 77° / Low 63°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. High 77F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 40%
High 81° / Low 65°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High 81F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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City Saves Thousands On Pool Filter Replacement

In October, the Raytown Board of Alderman approved an agreement with Sterling Construction to replace two 20 year-old, high-rate sand filters at SuperSplashUSAWaterPark located at 5330 Raytown Road. The old filters were installed in 1992 and had rusted through resulting in water leaks and reduced filter efficiency and operation.

The approved contract was for $75,650. However, the Sterling contract included a cost-saving bid alternative. City staff could demolish the existing sand filters resulting in a $5000 savings to the city. The city chose to take advantage of the alternative and contracted the removal of filter media material to A-1 Sewer. Park staff completed the final tank demolition work for less than $500 in materials by using the Public Works Department’s plasma cutter and rental of two jackhammers for concrete removal. The 2000 pounds of scrap metal from the filters was sold for $200 and returned to the city. The work was completed December 2 and took about seven days paving the way for installation of the two new split flange filters in January by Sterling.

Pool filters are a key component to safe swimming pool operations. The filters clean the water, improve water clarity, reduce turbidity and ensure sanitary water conditions. Once the pool water is filtered it is returned to the pool resulting in reduction in chloramines and other harmful biohazards such as cryptosporidium. 

The pool filters are large steel containers made of 1/4” thick steel that stand over 6 feet tall by 5 feet wide. The filters are filled with stratified filter media ranging from large gravel at the bottom to fine sand at the top for efficient water filtration. Each filter contains a large manifold at the top and bottom to distribute influent water evenly throughout the filter media. The bottom of each tank is filled with 18” of 4000 lb. concrete.

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