Museum Collection & Archives

The Water Works Museum displays and maintains the UK's widest range of working water pumps and engines from across Herefordshire, neighbouring counties and Wales, many of which are the last working examples of their type.

The museum's digital library is accessible from this web site using the buttons below and holds over a thousand documents including contracts, trade catalogues and handbooks, technical journals, plans, photographs and administrative records of the local waterworks.

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