Fond du Lac Water Works

  • 1885– The original water plant was constructed by a group of businessmen from Lockport, New York.
  • 1899 – Control of the Fond du Lac Water Company passed into the hands of three local men.
  • October 3, 1911 – The people of Fond du Lac vote to buy the plant from the Fond du lac Water Company for $345,091.33, a price which was established by the old Wisconsin Railroad Commission.
  • November 1, 1911 – City staff begin water operations.