Documentary History of American Water-works

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Middle Atlantic States Pennsylvania Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Pennsylvania

Saint Petersburg was incorporated as a borough in 1872.

The St. Petersburg Water Company was incorporated on March 22, 1872 but did not build anything.

The borough built water works that began operating in April, 1873.

The St. Petersburg Water Company was incorporated on September 5, 1882 to take over the borough's water works.

The Municipal Authority of the Borough of St. Petersburg was incorporated on July 21, 1967 to acquire and operate the water company.

Water is provided by the Municipal Authority of the Borough of St. Petersburg.


References
1872 An act to incorporate the St. Petersburg Water Company.  March 22, 1872.

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

1887 History of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, edited by A. J. Davis
Page 602:  St. Petersburg Borough.   Water works were completed in 1873, and a fire company had been organized a short time before.

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

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

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

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

1920 Water Resources Inventory Report
Page 1004:  St. Petersburg Borough.
St. Petersburg Water Co. incorporated 1882 for St. Petersburg borough from municipal system operating since 1872.




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