Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
South Central States
Mississippi Columbus

Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus was incorporated as a town in 1821 and as a city in 1884.

The town built water works in 1867 that pumped water from an artesian well.

Water is provided by Columbus Light and Water.


References
1882 "Columbus," from Engineering News 9:208 (June 24, 1882).

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

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

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

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












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