Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Northwestern States
North Dakota Fargo

Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo was incorporated in 1875.

The Fargo Water and Steam Company was incorporated in 1880 and built a Holly water works that began operating on December 20, 1880.  The City of Fargo bought the system in 1890.

The waterworks are currently owned by City of Fargo., which has a history page.


References
1883 Fargo, from Engineering News 10:27 (January 20, 1883)

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

1888 Fargo, the Gateway of the Northeast
Pages 11-13:  Fargo Water and Steam Company

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

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

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


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