Water Towers

Elevated reservoirs, usually in the shape of towers, into which water is pumped to maintain desired pressure throughout a distribution system.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2847
Names
water towers
water tower
elevated reservoirs
towers, water
watertorens Dutch
watertoren Dutch
waterstations Dutch
châteaux d'eau French
château d'eau French
torres de agua Spanish
torre de agua Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006204. The J. Paul Getty Trust.