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The Contentious History of Supplying Water to Manhattan

“What made New York a prosperous port – its deep saltwater rivers – made its drinking water lousy. By the middle of the eighteenth century, Manhattan’s water was already infamous: … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 5 Comments

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