Documentary History of American Water-works

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South Atlantic States Virginia

Virginia

The first permanent European settlers in Virginia arrived at Jamestown in 1607.  Virginia became a state in 1788.

Virginia Section, American Water Works Association | Virginia Rural Water Association


Alphabetical
Alexandria
Charlottesville
Fincastle
Fredericksburg
Gate City
Hillsboro
Leesburg
Lexington
Lynchburg
Manchester
Monticello
Mt. Crawford
Norfolk
Pearisburg
Petersburg
Portsmouth
Richmond
Staunton
Winchester
Wytheville

Chronological
1800
Petersburg
1803 1 Fredericksburg
1803 2 Richmond
1805
Monticello
1806 3 Petersburg
1806
Staunton
1808 4 Winchester
1811
Fincastle
1811 5 Lynchburg
1819 6 Charlottesville
1823 7 Leesburg
1830 8 Hillsboro
1830 9
Pearisburg
1832 10 Gate City
1833 11 Lexington
1835 12 Mt. Crawford
1838 13 Wytheville
1840 14 Manchester
1843 15 Staunton
1852 16 Alexandria
1856
Norfolk
1856
Portsmouth
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 system was proposed but not built.


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