Documentary History of American Water-works

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Middle Atlantic States Pennsylvania Oxford

Oxford, Pennsylvania

Oxford was incorporated as a borough in 1833.

The Oxford Gas and Water Company was incorporated on March 24, 1868 and began work on a system but it is not known how far along they were when the Borough was authorized in 1870 to buy the company and complete the system.

Water is provided by the Borough of Oxford.


References
1868 An act to incorporate the Oxford Gas and Water Company,  March 24, 1868.

1870 An act to enable the borough of Oxford to purchase and complete gas and water works for said borough.  April 1, 1870.

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

1883 Oxford, from Engineering News, 10:101 (March 3, 1883)

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

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

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

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




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