Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
South Central States Tennessee

Tennessee

Tennessee became a state in 1796.

References
1875 An act to provide for the organization of Corporations.  March 23, 1875.

1889 An act to empower water companies in this State to acquire, by purchase or otherwise, the property and working franchises of other water companies.  March 30, 1889.


Alphabetical
Chattanooga
Columbia
Franklin
Knoxville
Memphis
Murfreesboro
Nashville

Chronological
1809
Columbia
1809 1 Franklin
1809 2 Knoxville
1809
Nashville
1822 3 Columbia
1826 4
Nashville
1833 5 Murfreesboro
1856
Chattanooga
1856
Memphis
1865 6 Chattanooga
Note: The second column in the chronological table above shows the order in which systems were built in the state. Where no number is shown, a company was formed but no evidence has been found that the system was constructed.


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