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USCC - Department of Water Supply

[Record group 230-33]
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Agency History
For the final report of the Department of Water Supply, see Final Report of the Director-General.

The Department of Water Supply was created to provide an adequate water supply to the Exhibition grounds which would not adversely impact the operations of the regular city service. A new waterworks, including an engine house, stand-pipe and supply mains, was commenced on 18 June 1875 and completed two days before the opening of the Exhibition.

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