Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Middle Atlantic States Maryland

Maryland

Maryland became a state in 1788. 

Maryland's General Incorporation Law of 1868 allowed water companies to be incorporated without an act of the legislature.

Alphabetical
Baltimore
Cumberland
Emmitsburg
Frederick
Frostburg
Port Tobacco
Westminster
Williamsport

Chronological
1792
Baltimore
1807 1 Baltimore
1816
Cumberland
1816
Emmitsburg
1819 2 Port Tobacco
1819
Williamsport
1826 3 Frederick
1826
Westminster
1837
Frostburg
1854 4 Frostburg
Note: The second column in the chronological table above shows the order in which systems were built in the state. Where no number is shown, a company was proposed but not built.


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