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Water for Hartford
The Story of the Hartford Water Works and the Metropolitan District Commission
Kevin Murphy

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Dedication
• Acknowledgments
• Contents
• Preface
• Introduction
• Map of Hartford, 1836
• Map of the Trout Brook System
• Map of the Complete MDC System
• The Muddling Years
• The Breakthrough
• Building A Water Company
• The River Water Deteriorates
• The Dam Collapse of 1867
• The Drought of the 1870s
• Completion of the Trout Brook System
• The Nepaug Dam & Reservoir
• Graduation To Regional Supplier
• The East Branch Valley
• The Barkhamsted Reservoir
• A Circle Within A Cycle
• Afterword
• Author’s Notes
• Index

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