Documentary History of American Water-works

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New England States Massachusetts Taunton

Taunton, Massachusetts

Taunton was incorporated as a town in 1639 and as a city in 1864.

The city installed a Holly Water Works direct pressure system in 1876 that began service on December 2nd of that year.

Water is provided by the City of Taunton  


References
1875 An act to provide the city of Taunton with pure water.  May 19, 1875.

1881 Taunton, from Engineering News 8:312  (August 6, 1881)

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

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

1889 Fourteenth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1889.

1890 Fifteenth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1890.

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

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

1894 "Laying a Sixteen-Inch Main Across a Rocky Mill Stream and Over a Dam," by George F. Grace, Superintendent, Taunton, Mass., Read June 14, 1894, Journal of the New England Water Works Association 9(1):103-105 (September, 1894) 

1894 "Changing the Suction System of a Pumping Engine," Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 14:40-48 (1894)

1895 "Test of a 5,000,000-gallon Triple Expansion Pumping Engine, Taunton," Engineering News 33:271 (April 25, 1895)  Built by Edward P. Allis Company.

1896 "Handling Fires While Changing Distribution Mains Upon Important Streets," by George F. Chace, Superintendent Taunton Water Works, Read February 12, 1896, Journal of the New England Water Works Association 10:230-233

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

1899 Our country and its people; a descriptive and biographical record of Bristol County, Massachusetts
Pages 288-290:  Taunton Water Works.
Page 23:  William Richard Billings

1904 Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1904.

1905 Thirtieth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1905.

1906 Thirty-First Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1906.

1907 Third-Second Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. November 30, 1907.

1908 Thirty-Third Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1908.

1909 Thirty-Fourth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1909.

1910 Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1910.

1911 Thirty-Sixth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1911.

1912 Thirty-Seventh Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1912.

1913 Thirty-Eighth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1913.

1914 Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1914.

1915 Fortieth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1915.

1916 Forty-First Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1916.

1917 Forty-Second Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1917.

1918 Forty-Third Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1918.

1919 Forty-Fourth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year ending November 30, 1919.

1920 Forty-Fifth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year 1920.

1921 Forty-Sixth Annual Report of the Water Commissioners of the City of Taunton, Mass. for the year 1921.



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