Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
North Central States
Wisconsin Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha was incorporated as a city in 1850.

The first water works were built by the Park City Water Company in June, 1880.

The city bought the Park City Water Company and the North Side Water Company on August 21, 1895.

Water is provided by the city of Kenosha, which has a history page.


References
1882 Kenosha, from Engineering News 9:75 (March 4, 1882)

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

1886 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. April 1886

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

1890 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. August 1890

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

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

1894 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. December 1894

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

1900 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. March 1900

1905 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. March 1905

1911 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. February 1911

1918 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

1949 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. July 1949




2019 Morris A. Pierce