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Series S369 - Water Works Department plumbing record

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Water Works Department plumbing record

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  • Textual record

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COV-S369

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  • 1904-1914 (Creation)
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    Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

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.91 m of textual records (5 bound vols.)

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(1892-1936)

Administrative history

The Water Works Department was established in 1892 when the City took over control of the water system from the Vancouver Waterworks Company. The function of the department was to carry out the planning, construction, maintenance and repair of the water system in the City. In 1912, with Bylaw #920, the City Engineer became formally responsible for the department. The Water Works Department was dissolved in 1936 when it was amalgamated with the Engineering Department.

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Series consists of a record of plumbing work done on houses and buildings in the city, as well as existing plumbing fixtures at each location. Entries list the city lot number, street name, date, owner, number and type of fixtures at that location, the plumber's name, remarks, and cost. Arranged according to location by district lot number.

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Entries are handwritten.

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