Misspelling on Wichita water tower gets corrected
August 6, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A spelling mistake on a water tower in Wichita that drew national attention and a lot of laughs has been corrected.
The water tower on Wichita State University campus carried the name Wichita Staty Universite" for a few hours on Friday before it was corrected.
Alan King, the city's public works and utilities director, said the incorrect words went up late Thursday as workers continued a project to add layers of protective paint to the tower.
The Wichita Eagle reports workers from an Ohio construction company contracted to do the work had individual templates for each...