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“Aqua Flatbush”: the Flatbush Water Works Company

Why is 69-year-old William Regan Sr. so happy about this pitcher of water?

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Highland Park: a reservoir ran through it

“It was considered part of one’s civic duty in 1860 to visit the Ridgewood Reservoir to see where Brooklyn’s wonderful water supply came from.” –1916 Brooklyn Eagle retrospective Brooklyn gets most of its water these days from the Catskills, and … Continue reading

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