Documentary History of American Water-works

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Middle Atlantic States Pennsylvania Manchester

Manchester, Pennsylvania

Manchester was incorporated as a borough in 1853 and was annexed into Allegheny City in 1867.

The Manchester Water Company, of Allegheny county, was incorporated in 1864 but did not build anything.

Water is provided by the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

1851 The Pittsburgh Gazette, July 21, 1851, Page 3.
A communication from a committee of the Councils of Manchester, praying to know on what terms the city of Allegheny will furnish the Borough of Manchester with Water, was received and refered to Com. on Water, with instructions to confer with the Manchester Committee.

1864 "The Manchester Water Company," The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial, March 25, 1864, Page 2.

1864 An act to incorporate the Manchester Water Company, of Allegheny county.  April 12, 1864.

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