Basehor water tower unveiling
October 5, 2011
The view from inside Basehor's new water tower, looking up at the steel bowl atop the mostly hollow concrete base. The bowl is 70 feet wide and 40 feet tall, weighing 300,000 pounds when empty. The base contains 4.83 million pounds of concrete. Altogether, when filled with water, the tower weights 13.48 million pounds.