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ASME - Fairmount Waterworks Tour

When:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Where:
Philadelphia Water Works
640 Water works Drive
Philadelphia,PA
640 Water works Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19130
Contact:
Not Selected
Category:
Affiliate Group Event
Registration is not Required

 
ASME PHILADELPHIA SECTION - JAN 2019 FAIRMOUNT WATER WORKS TOUR 
· 
JAN 29 2019   6PM
 
Mr. Drew Brown of the Philadelphia Water Department 
will provide us with a presentation and tour of the 
Fairmount Water Works describing its history and 
innovative design features. The Fairmount Water Works 
is a National Mechanical Engineering Landmark, Civil 
Engineering Landmark, American Water Works 
Association Landmark, and U.S. National Historic 
Landmark. The Water Works was built in stages between 
1812 and 1861 on the Schuylkill River at the foot of the 
prominent hill called Faire Mount, and remained a key 
part of the City’s water system until 1909. It is world-renowned
for the ingenuity displayed in its engineering 
and architectural design.  
 
CONTACT 
 
Please contact Fred Willis 
(fwillis73@yahoo.com) by Friday 
January 25, 2019 to reserve a 
place at this presentation. 
 
Cost – No charge for tour and 
presentation 
 
A box dinner may be ordered in 
advance. Members and guests 
$15.00, students no charge. 
 Selection TBD 
 
Location: 640 Water Works Drive 
Philadelphia, Pa