Record SeriesWater Districts(1894-1990)
Folders are arranged alphabetically by villages and the Town of Hempstead - includes: water districts and water supply districts--annexation, bidders, bonds, boundaries, commissioners, contracts, easement agreements, elections, establishment, extensions, hydrants, minutes, improvements, increase in facilities, maintenance & repairs, test holes, water main installation, water rents, and wells & pumping units.
"A Water District fulfills all responsibility from the pumping of the water out of a well to the final use of the home owner. In those areas served by private water companies, a Water Supply District is responsible for maintaining water supply adequate for fire fighting uses." 1958 Annual Report, p. 27 - Both fall under the term "Special Districts".