Documentary History of American Water-works

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South Atlantic States

Waterworks in South Atlantic States

The South Atlantic states had only one waterworks in place by the end of 1800, with the number of systems in each state shown in the following table.  Numbers in parentheses indicates the number of systems that were proposed but not constructed.


South Atlantic
1800 1810 1820 1830 1840 1850 1860
Virginia 0 (2)
4
5 (1) 8 (1) 13 (1) 14 (1) 17 (3)
West Virginia
0
0  (1)
0 (1)
0 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1)
North Carolina
1 1
2
3 3 3 4
South Carolina
0 (1)
0 (1)
0 (1)
1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1)
Georgia 0
0
0
1 1 (1) 3 4
Florida 0
0
0
0 (1) 0 (1) 0 (1) 0 (1)
Total
1 (3)
5 (2)
7 (3)
13 (4) 19 (5) 22 (4)
27 (6)


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