|Introduction||Historical Background||Chronology||Geography||Biography||Technology||Ownership and Financing||General Bibliography|
|New England States||Connecticut||Unionville|
Unionville is a village in the town of Farmington.
The Unionville Water Company was incorporated in 1860 by Amasa S. Mills, Phineas B. Goodwin, and E. P. Hatch "for the purpose of supplying the village of Unionville, in the town of Farmington, with an abundant supply of pure water for public and domestic use." No evidence has been found that this company built anything.
Another Unionville Water
Company was incorporated in 1893 by S. Frisbie, W. A. Hitchcock, George E.
Taft, Lucas Richards, Frank Sanford, and David Henney "for the purpose of
supplying the village of Unionville, town of Farmington, with water for
public, domestic, and other uses." This company built a gravity system
that began service on October, 1894. They bought the Farmington
Water Company in 1985.
The Unionville Water Company was acquired by Connecticut Water Service Co., Inc. in 2002.
Water is provided by Connecticut Water.
1860 Incorporating the Unionville Water Company. May 25, 1860.
1893 Incorporating the Unionville Water Company. March 10, 1893.
1882 Unionville, from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.
1885 Unionville, from Engineering News 14:46 (July 18, 1885)
1886 "Unionville," by James L. Cowles, from Memorial History of Hartford County, 1633-1884, Volume 2, edited by James Hammond Trumbull.
from Manual of American Water Works,
1897 "Unionville," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.
2002 Connecticut Water Service Inc. reaches agreement to acquire Unionville Water Co., February 26, 2002.
© 2016 Morris A. Pierce