How the Tenement Changed--Water

'Laundry Day in the Tenements' from Harperís Weekly. The women of 97 Orchard Street likely did their washing in the rear yard of the building.
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In the 1860s most New York City residents drank, bathed, and cooked with water from upstate New York, delivered via the Croton Aqueduct.

97 Orchard Streetís early tenants drew water from a spigot in the backyard, located near the outdoor toilets.

As depicted in 19th century sketches and linotypes, including this print from Harper's Weekly, women washed clothes near backyard water pumps, an easier task than carrying water upstairs to do laundry in their apartments.

When and why was running water added to the tenement?