Documentary History of American Water-works

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

Denver, Colorado

Denver was established in 1859.

The first waterworks were built by the Denver City Water Company in 1872.

The waterworks are currently owned by the Denver Board of Water Commissioners.


References
1881 Denver, Engineering News, 8:469 (November 19, 1881)

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

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

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

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

1892 "The Water System of Denver," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly, 74(1894):387+  (January 2, 1892) 

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

1904 "Lake Cheeseman Dam and Reservoir," by Charles L. Harrison and Silas H. Woodward, Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers 53:89-209  (December 1904)

1962 "Denver," from Public Water Supplies of the 100 Largest Cities in the United States, 1962, US Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 1812, by Charles Norman Durfor and Edith Becker

1966 History of the Denver Water System, by Earl L. Mosely



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