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Vancouver Waterworks Company

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Vancouver Waterworks Company

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The Vancouver Waterworks Company was formed in 1886 by G.A. Keefer and a group of Victoria businessmen to supply Vancouver with water from the Capilano River by means of a pipe laid under the First Narrows. The engineering works were finished and the water first flowed in 1889. In 1891 the rate payers of Vancouver voted to acquire the Company.

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Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department (1892-1936)

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1892

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Vancouver Waterworks Company, is predecessor to: Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

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