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
1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860
Ohio
0
1
4 4 (1) 6 (5) 6 (7) 9 (7)
Indiana
0
0
2 2 2 2 (1) 2 (3)
Michigan
0 0
0 1 1 2 (1) 2 (1)
Illinois
0
0
0 0 0 1 (1) 2 (7)
Wisconsin
0
0
0 0 1 1 1 (3)
Total
0
1
6 7 (1) 10 (5) 12 (10)
16 (21)


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