Documentary History of American Water-works

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Northwestern States
Minnesota Mankato

Mankato, Minnesota

Mankato was incorporated as a city in 1868

The city of Mankato built a system that was primary for fire protection in 1879, and constructed a larger system that began service in 1889.

Water is supplied by the city of Mankato.


References
1873 An act to authorize the city of Mankato to issue bonds for the construction of water works  February 20, 1873.

1878 An act to authorize the city of Mankato to construct water works, and to contract therefor.  March 6, 1878.

1878 An act to authorize the city of Mankato to issue bonds for the construction of water works  March 7, 1878.

1880 Ordinances and rules governing the Mankato water works : adopted by the City Council, May 10th, 1880.

1881 Mankato, Engineering News, 8:329 (August 13, 1881)

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

1884 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. October 1884

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

1889 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. May 1889

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

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

1894 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. May 1894

1896 Ordinances, rules, and regulations for the management and protection of the Mankato water works, May 1896, includes water rates

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

1900 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. July 1900

1908 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. March 1908

1910 Delia Keever v. City of Mankato, 113 Minn. 55, December 23, 1910, Minnesota supreme Court

1914 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mankato, Blue Earth And Nicollet Counties, Minnesota. December 1914

1920 "Legal responsibility for a pure water supply," by John Wilson, Journal of the American Water Works Association 7(1):44-51 (January 1920)


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