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New England States Connecticut South Norwalk

South Norwalk, Connecticut

South Norwalk, or Norwalk 2nd Taxing District, was incorporated as a city in 1870 and consolidated with the City of Norwalk in 1913. 

The city built a gravity system that began operating on November 2, 1875.

The South Norwalk water works remained as a separate entity of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk following the 1913 consolidation.

Water is provided by South Norwalk Electric and Water.


References
1874 An act to provide a supply of pure and wholesome water to the City of South Norwalk.  July 22, 1874.

1882 South Norwalk, from Engineering News 9:262 (July 29, 1882)

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

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

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

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

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

1909 Souvenir, South Norwalk water works, May 2, 1909. First anniversary, city purification plant.

1913 An act consolidating the town of Norwalk with the Cities of Norwalk and South Norwalk and the East Norwalk Fire District, and incorporating the city of Norwalk.  June 13, 1913.
Sec. 23. Said second taxing district is hereby authorized to use the water of any stream, lake, or pond, in whole or in part, within the limits of the towns named in an act entitled "An Act to Provide a Supply of Pure and Wholesome Water to the City of South Norwalk", approved July 22, 1874, and, with the restrictions expressed in said act, to hold, convey, and distribute such water to the persons and corporations whom it may supply by means of any necessary reservoirs, pipes, aqueducts, pumps, and other suitable works, in such quantities as the necessities of said district may require, to take and hold any lands, property, or privileges, and to exercise any powers that may be necessary or convenient for said district in order that a satisfactory supply of water may be obtained and the same stored and distributed to the persons and corporations said district may supply.

1914 First Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, September 12, 1914.

1915 "Double Sand Filtration of Water at South Norwalk," by H.W. Clark, Fire and Water Engineering 58(16) (October 20, 1915) | also here |

1915 Second Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, September 4, 1915.
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1916 Third Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, September 2, 1916.

1917 Fourth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1917.

1918 Fifth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1918.

1919 Sixth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1919.

1921 Eighth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1921.

1922 Ninth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1922

1924 Eleventh Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1924

1925 Twelfth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1925

1927 Fourteenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1927

1928 Fifteenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1928

1929 Sixteenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1929

1930 Seventeenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1930

1931 Eighteenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1931

1932 Nineteenth Annual Report of the Second Taxing District of the City of Norwalk, Formerly the City of South Norwalk, August 31, 1932



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