Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
South Atlantic States West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia was a part of Virginia before becoming a separate state in 1863.

1941 "Development of Public Water Supplies in West Virginia", by H. K. Gidley, Journal of the American Water Works Association, Vol. 33, No. 5 (May, 1941), pp. 948-952

Charles Town
Harpers Ferry

Charles Town
1810 1 Harpers Ferry
1834 2 Wheeling
1874 3 Martinsburg
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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