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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a watertank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water supply system for the distribution of potable water.


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Famous towers

Canada

Slovenia

United Kingdom

United States

Indonesia

Slovakia

Standpipe water towers

There were originally 400 standpipe water towers in the United States, but as of 1980, only seven remain, including:

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