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Middle Atlantic States New York Ellenville

Ellenville, New York

Ellenville was incorporated as a village in 1856.

The village built a gravity water system in 1871 that was damaged by a freshet late that year. 

Water is provided by the Village of Ellenville.


References
1866 An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Ellenville to borrow money for the purpose of introducing water into the village, and to control and regulate the use of the same.  April 5, 1866

1867 An act to amend chapter three hundred and eighty of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, authorizing the Trustees of the village of Ellenville, Ulster county, to borrow money.  April 10, 1867

1871 Dutchess Farmer (Poughkeepsie, New York), September 19, 1871, Page 4.
The Ellenville Water Works, which were nearly completed, were greatly damaged by the late freshet.

1872 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Ellenville to borrow money for the purpose of introducing water into the village, and to control and regulate the use of the same," passed April fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and supplemental thereto.  February 29, 1872

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

1883 "Ellenville," from Engineering News 10:52 (February 3, 1883)

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

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

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

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



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