Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
New England States Massachusetts Brockton

Brockton, Massachusetts

Brockton was incorporated as the town of North Bridgewater in 1821.  The name was changed to Brockton in 1874, and it was incorporated as a city in 1881.

The city built a fire protection system in 1870 and a general water supply in 1881.

Water is provided by the City of Brockton.


References
1878 An act to supply the town of Brockton with pure water.  April 9, 1878.

1883 Brockton, from Engineering News 10:62  (February 10, 1883)

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

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

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

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




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