Massachusetts Archives


Water supply notes [Massachusetts Division of Sanitary Engineering]

Part of: Massachusetts Division of Sanitary Engineering

Water supply notes, 192- - 193-..

10 record center cartons
Call no.: HS6.21/2618X

Scope and Content: State oversight of public drinking water supplies and systems in Massachusetts  has been exercised successively by the following agencies: State Board of Health (1869-1879), State Board of Health, Lunacy, and Charity (1879-1886), and State Board of Health (1886-1914); also State Dept. of Health (1914-1919) and Dept. of Public Health (1919-1975), specifically from 1914 under the Division of Sanitary Engineering, renamed Division of Environmental Health in 1969 (including its Bureau of Water Supply and Water Quality). As of 1975 the division’s functions were transferred to the Dept. of Environmental Quality Engineering (renamed Dept. of Environmental Protection in 1989), where that relating to water supply was assigned to the Division of Water Supply within the Bureau of Resource Protection.
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by municipality
Notes: Transferred to Archives by Dept. of Environmental Protection, Jan. 2014
Related Catalog Records:


Search collections

Collection categories

Browse collections