Documentary History of American Water-works

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North Central States

Waterworks in North Central States

The following table showing the number of communities with operating systems.  Numbers in parentheses indicates the number of systems that were proposed but not constructed.


North Central
1795
1800 1805
1810 1815
1820 1825
1830 1835
1840 1845
1850 1855
1860 1865
1870
1875
1880
Ohio
0 0
0 1
2 5 5 5 (1) 5 7 (5) 7 7 (7) 8 10 (7) 11 13 15 33
Indiana
0 0
0 0
1 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 (1) 3 4 (3) 4 5 15 21
Michigan
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 (1) 3 3 (1) 3 5 13 24
Illinois
0 0
0 0
0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 (1) 3 4 (7) 4 8 25 37
Wisconsin
0 0
0 0
0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 (3) 2 3 4 7
Total
0
0
0
1
3
7 7
8 (1) 10
13 (5) 14
17 (10)
19
23 (21) 24
34
82
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