Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Middle Atlantic States District of Columbia

District of Columbia

The District of Columbia was formed in 1790 as a seat for the new federal government. 



Alphabetical
Georgetown
Washington

Chronological
1802 1 Washington
1814
Georgetown
1859 2 Georgetown
Note: The second column in the chronological table above shows the order in which systems were built in the state. Where no number is shown, a company was formed but no evidence has been found that the system was constructed.


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