Documentary History of American Water-works

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

Wrentham, Massachusetts

Wrentham was settled in the 1660s.

The First Aqueduct Company in Wrentham was chartered on June 21, 1798 by John Hall, Samuel Cowell, Philip Blake, Madey Decoublans, John Madey, Cyrus Bean, Ebenezer Foster, Oliver Farrington, Luther Fisher, Lemuel Brown, William Brown, and Daniel Shaw.  No evidence has been found that this system was constructed.

The Town of Wrenthem was authorized to build a water system in 1904.  The Town of Wrentham currently owns the system and supplies water to the community.

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