Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Middle Atlantic States Pennsylvania Lansdale

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Lansdale was incorporated as a borough in 1872.

The Lansdale Water Company was incorporated on August 31, 1882 and built a system taking water from an artesian well..

The Lansdale Municipal Authority was incorporated on June 4, 1940 to buy the Lansdale water works.

The North Penn Water Authority was incorporated on August 10, 1984 and in August 1965 purchased and began operating the water systems in Lansdale and Souderton.

Water is provided by the North Penn Water Authority.


References
1888 "Lansdale," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Lansdale," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Lansdale," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Lansdale," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.

1940 "Lansdale Borough Buys Water Plant," The Mercury (Pottstown, Pennsylvania), July 11, 1940, Page 1.
July 10. The Lansdale Water Company today was sold to the borough of Lansdale for $436,200.  The Lansdale Municipal Authority purchased the plant.




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