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USCC - Department of Water Supply[Record group 230-33]
- 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.
- Archival Records
- There are no records surviving from this department.
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Last updated on November 3, 2000