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Puyallup was incorporated as a city in 1890
The first waterworks were built in 1876 by unknown parties.
The Puyallup Water and Light Company built a new water system in 1890.
The City of Puyallup
purchased this system in 1906 for $22,000.
Water is supplied by the City of Puyallup, which has a history page.
1882 Puyallup from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.
1884 Puyallup, Engineering News, 11:164 (April 5, 1884)
1890 "Puyallup," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.
1891 "Puyallup," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.
1897 "Puyallup," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.
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