Documentary History of American Water-works

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Middle Atlantic States New York Westernville

Westernville, New York

Westernville is in the Town of Western, which was formed in 1797.

The Westernville Waterworks Company was incorporated in 1851 by Calvin Church, George Wallace, Griffith W. Jones, Jabez Hallock Jr., Mary Winchell, John Swan, Lole Ann Badgeley, Montalbert Greenfield, Samuel Swan, William Floyd, Alfred H. Conklin and Harvey M. Miller "for the purpose of supplying the village of Westernville with pure and wholesome water."  No evidence has been found that this company built a system.

Water is currently provided by the Westernville Spring Water Company.


References and Timeline
1851 An act to incorporate the Westernville Water Works Company.  July 9, 1851.





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