Documentary History of American Water-works

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New England States Vermont Brandon

Brandon, Vermont

The unincorporated village of Brandon is located in the Town of Brandon was incorporated in 1784. 

The Brandon Aqueduct Company was incorporated in 1865 by John Howe, Jr., S. L. Goodale and L. Clark "for the purpose of constructing and maintaining an aqueduct to supply the inhabitants of the village of Brandon, in the county of Rutland, with water for domestic and other purposes."  No evidence has been found that this company built anything.

Another Brandon Aqueduct Company was incorporated in 1876, but also did not build anything.

The Brandon Fire District Number 1 built a gravity water system in 1879.

Water is supplied by Brandon Fire District No. 1. PWS # VT0005211


References
1865 An act to incorporate the Brandon Aqueduct Company.  November 9, 1865.

1876 Charter of the Brandon Aqueduct Company.  November 3, 1876.

1876 An act to empower Fire District Number One in Brandon to bring water into said district, and to issue bonds for that purpose.  November 9, 1876.

1876 An act to incorporate the Brandon Aqueduct Company.  November 28, 1876.

1878 Burlington Weekly Free Press, August 2, 1878, Page 2. | Part 2 |
A full meeting of the voters of the Brandon Fire District was held, Monday evening.  Authorized to spent a sum not exceeding $40,000 to build a water system.

1879 Green Mountain Freeman (Montpelier, Vermont), January 1, 1879, Page 3.
Water pipes have been laid from Hitchcock pond to Brandon, a distance of about eight miles, and the village now has plenty of water.

1880 An act in amendment of "An act to empower Fire District Number One in Brandon to bring water into said district, and to issue bonds for that purpose," approved November 9, 1876.  December 22, 1880.

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

1883 "Brandon," from Engineering News 10:109  (March 10, 1883)

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

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

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

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



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