Documentary History of American Water-works

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New England States Massachusetts Adams

Adams, Massachusetts

Adams was incorporated as a town in 1778.

A gravity water system was built by the South Adams Fire District in 1873.

Water is provided by the Adams Fire District.


References
1873 An act for supplying South Adams with pure water.  April 15, 1873.

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

1883 Adams, from Engineering News 10:121  (March 17, 1883)

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

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

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

1892 An act to change the name of the South Adams Fire District in Adams and to enable it to refund its indebtedness.  April 29, 1892.

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




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