Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
South Central States
Kentucky Henderson

Henderson, Kentucky

Henderson was incorporated as a city in 1867.

The city built water works that began service on July 1, 1876.

Water is provided by the Henderson Water Utility, which has a history page.


References
1873 An act to incorporate the Hnderson Water-works Company.  April 16, 1873.

1882 Henderson from Engineering News 9:114 (April 8,1882)

1887 History of Henderson County, Kentucky: Comprising History of County and City, Precincts, Education, Churches, Secret Societies, Leading Enterprises, Sketches and Recollections, and Biographies of the Living and Dead, by Edmund Lyne Starling
Page 502-505:  Water works

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

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

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

1897 "Henderson," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4

1900 "A Summing Up," The Owensboro Messenger, November 3, 1990, Page 3.
Of the discussion of the Water Works propositions.  The Citizens Committee makes further comparisons with the plant at Henderson.






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