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Image of the dam at the Scituate Reservoir located in Scituate, R.I., c. 1925.Beginning in 1636, when Roger Williams founded Providence on the east bank of the Providence River, the only drinking water available was derived from private wells.…


Various images of the Scituate Reservoir located in Scituate, Rhode Island. The original water works, although owned and controlled by the City of Providence, operated in the capacity of a metropolitan system. In addition to Providence, it served…