Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Southwestern States
Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs was incorporated as a city in 1886.

The city built a gravity water system that began service in December, 1878.

Water is provided by the City of Colorado Springs


References
1882 "Colorado Springs," Engineering News 8:419 (December 9, 1882)

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

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

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

1891 History of the State of Colorado, by Frank Hall
Pages 361-362:  Colorado Springs Water Supply.

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

1895 "The Pike's Peak and Colorado Springs Water Works," by Arthur Lakes, Engineering Magazine 10:273-185 (November 1875)

1896 "The Water-Works of Colorado Springs and the Strickler Tunnel," Engineering News  36:131-134 (August 27, 1896)

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

1916 Colorado Springs Water System, by George G. Anderson

2018 It's How We're All Connected:  The Story of Colorado Springs Utilities, by Jerry Forte



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