History of the City of Pullman Water System

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Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2016 08:51
 Date  Description
1884  Original City well drilled (artesian)
1890  Washington Agricultural College sited in Pullman (Now Washington State University)
1892

 Original distribution system constructed

1912

Cast iron and steel distribution system constructed

1913 Well No. 1 drilled
1935 Skyline Reservoir constructed 
1935  Skyline Booster Station constructed (Booster Station No. 2)
1947 Well No. 2 drilled
1947 Well No. 3 drilled
1947 Charlie Brown Elevated Tank constructed (Reservoir No. 2)
1947 Derby Booster Station constructed (Booster Station No. 1)
1951 Landis Reservoir constructed (Reservoir No. 3)
1957 Well No. 4 drilled
1958 City begins fluoridating the drinking water supply
1959 Pioneer Reservoir constructed (Reservoir No. 4)
1959 James Place Standpipe constructed (Reservoir No. 5)
1959 Military Hill Standpipe constructed (Reservoir No, 6)
1968 Well No. 6 drilled
1969 Well No. 5 drilled
1972 Well No. 1 redrilled
1972 North Campus Heights Booster Station constructed (Booster Station No. 4)
1973 Original telemetry system installed
1974 High School Standpipe constucted (Reservoir No. 7)
1974 North Campus Heights Standpipe constructed (Reservoir No. 8)
1981 Staley Standpipe constructed (Reservoir No. 9)
1991 Hopkins Booster Station constructed (Booster No. 6)
1994 Telemetry system updated
1995 Well No. 1 abandoned
1999 Booster Station No. 7 constructed
1999 Booster Station No. 8 constructed
2001 Well No. 7 drilled 
2001 Well No. 2 abandoned
2002 Telemetry system upgraded
2003 Well No. 7 and Booster No. 9 pump house constructed 
2007 Booster No. 4 remodeled and upgraded
2008 Well No. 8 drilled
2009 Airport Fire Flow Tank constructed
2009-2010 Well No. 8 and Booster No. 10 pump house constructed
2010 Well No. 6 pump and motot replaced
2013 Well No. 5 On-site Chlorination system constructed