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Town of Rocky Hill Sanitary Sewer System
Maker:Prepared by Metropolitan District Commission , American, founded 1929
Lithography; black and colored printer's inks on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 25 1/2 x 35 1/2in. (64.8 x 90.2cm) Sheet (height x width): 26 1/8 x 36 1/4in. (66.4 x 92.1cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Gallery Copy: Rocky Hill was not part of the orignal area served by the MDC, but voted to join in the 1943. The Rocky Hill Water Pollution Control Facility, which appears on this map, was completed in 1958 for the treatment of raw sewage. Although the facility handles most of the sewage in Rocky Hill and a nieghboring portion of Wethersfield, some areas in the town are served by the Mattabessett District Water Pollution Control Facility, located in Cromwell.
Description: Map of the town of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, with Wethersfield to the north, the Connecticut River and Glastonbury to the east, Cromwell to the south, and Berlin and Newington to the west. Sewer lines are indicated in red. The Metropolitan District Commission Water Pollution Control Facility is in the northeast part of town. Some sewers to the west and south are tributary to the Mattabessett District Water Pollution Control Facility. The Vexation Hill Water Storage Tank is in the northwest part of town. Other prominent features include Dinosaur State Park, Rose Hill Memorial Park, and the Veterans Hospital. Streets, railroads, streams, and ponds are shown. A Sanitary Sewer Legend at lower right provides a key to sewers six to twenty-three inches in diameter, sewers twenty-four inches or large in diameter, force mains, manholes, pump stations, and pump station service areas. An index of Rocky Hill streets is at the right.
Cartographic Note: 1 inch equals 1000 feet
Inscription: On recto, upper left, printed in red ink, "THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT / SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM"; in black ink, "TOWN OF / ROCKY HILL / CONNECTICUT / 1998" On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number
Object Number: 2012.312.253
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