Documentary History of American Water-works

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New England States Massachusetts Uxbridge

Uxbridge, Massachusetts

Uxbridge was incorporated as a town in 1727.

A company was formed in 1879 and built a gravity system in 1880.

The Uxbridge Water Company was incorporated in 1881 and acquired the system.

The system was bought by the town April 11, 1890.

Water is provided by the Town of Uxbridge  


References
1881 An act to incorporate the Uxbridge Water Company.  March 9, 1881.

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

1885 Uxbridge, from Engineering News 14:203  (September 26, 1885)

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

1889 Examinations by the State Board of Health of the Water Supplies and Inland Waters of Massachusetts: 1887-1890, Part 1
Page 321:  Water Supply of Uxbridge.  Uxbridge Water Company.

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

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

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




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