Documentary History of American Water-works

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New England States Connecticut Canaan

Canaan, Connecticut

Canaan is a village in the town of North Canaan, which was incorporated as a town in 1858..

The North Canaan Water Company was incorporated in 1877 and built a gravity system that began operating in 1879.

The company was bought by the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company in 1960, which developed into the Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut.

Water is provided by Aquarion.


References
1877 Incorporating the North Canaan Water Company.  March 7, 1877.

1882 Canaan, from Engineering News 9:419 (December 9, 1882)

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

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

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

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

1919 An act amending the charter of the North Canaan Water Company.  May 1, 1919.





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