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City of Anaheim Municipal Water System. City of Anaheim Water System Founded in September 15, 1879 Founded in September 15, 1879 The initial system consisted.

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2 City of Anaheim Water System Founded in September 15, 1879 Founded in September 15, 1879 The initial system consisted of 20,000 gallon redwood storage tank, one well, and about one mile of wooden water main. The initial system consisted of 20,000 gallon redwood storage tank, one well, and about one mile of wooden water main. Monthly rates were 25 cents per family, 25 cents per horse, and 25 cents per dozen chickens. Monthly rates were 25 cents per family, 25 cents per horse, and 25 cents per dozen chickens.

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7 By the end of that year the volume of water used was 4,000 gallons per day. By the end of that year the volume of water used was 4,000 gallons per day. Water meters were first installed in Water meters were first installed in By 1942 Anaheim took advantage of the supply from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. By 1942 Anaheim took advantage of the supply from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. By 1998 more than 300,000 people were being served and daily water consumption for Anaheim was 67 million gallons per day. By 1998 more than 300,000 people were being served and daily water consumption for Anaheim was 67 million gallons per day.

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10 The City of Anaheim Water District was designated as an Orange County Historical Civil Engineering Landmark in 1982 and a bronze plaque was Presented to the Anaheim City Council that year. The City of Anaheim Water District was designated as an Orange County Historical Civil Engineering Landmark in 1982 and a bronze plaque was Presented to the Anaheim City Council that year.

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12 On May 6, 2004, in recognition of the 125 th anniversary of the Water System the City included the plaque in a display mounted in the front office of the City Utility Department. On May 6, 2004, in recognition of the 125 th anniversary of the Water System the City included the plaque in a display mounted in the front office of the City Utility Department.

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