Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Pacific States
Oregon Albany

Albany, Oregon

Albany was incorporated in 1864.

The first water works was built by John A. Crawford in 1880.

He sold the system to the Albany Canal, Water, Transportation and Lighting Company in 1889.

The city of Albany bought the water system on January 1, 1985.

Water is supplied by the City of Albany.


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

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

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

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

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


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