Documentary History of American Water-works

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

Leadville, Colorado

Leadville was incorporated as a city in 1878.

The first water works were built in 1879 by the Leadville Water Company.

The Parkville Water District began condemnation proceedings against the water company around 1963 and acquired the water system.

Water is provided by the Parkville Water District. .


References
1881 "Leadville," Engineering News 8:503 (December 10, 1881)

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

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

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

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

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



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