Documentary History of American Water-works

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


Louisiana became a state in 1812.

1848 An act to provide for the organization of Corporations in this State.  March 16, 1848.
Section 1. ... to construct and carry on works to supply cities or towns with water or gas...

New Orleans

1810 1
New Orleans
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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