Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Northwestern States
Iowa State Center

State Center, Iowa

State Center was incorporated as a city in 1867.

The city built a water system in 1877.  

Water is provided by the city of State Center.


References
1882 State Centre, from Engineering News 9:75 (March 4, 1882)

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

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

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

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

1912 Past and Present of Marshall County, Iowa, Volume 1
Page 185:  State Center.  Being on high ground, one of the first needs was water.  in 1877 the town made a contract for a deep well and tank and necessary fixtures, all of which provided a success.  Nothing so favors a town as plenty of good water.



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