Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Pacific States
California Chico

Chico, California

Chico was incorporated in 1872.

The first water works were built by the Chico Water Company in 1875.

The California Water Service Company bought the Chico Water Company in 1926,

Water is provided by California Water Service.


References
1882 Chico from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.

1886 Chico, Engineering News, 15:125  (February 20, 1886)

1888 "Chico," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Chico," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Chico," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Chico," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.




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