A fascinating book by the Lord Marquess of Bute, 'The Blessing of the Waters on the Eve of the Epiphany' is available online here and can be purchased at a little cost from Abebooks and other sources in facsimile form.
Lord Bute gives first the traditional Roman form which took place after the Te Deum of Mattins. It is a most elaborate service consisting of numerous pericopes, collects, a preface, Sanctus, Pater noster, Libera nos etc along with intervening chants. The climax of the service is the Cross being plunged into the waters three times. This service was supressed in 1890.
Along with giving this service in Latin and English Lord Bute gives the service as found in other traditions such as the Greek, Russian and Syriac. He also gives the text of the new service from 1890. His introductory words are noteworthy:
Do read the book and buy a copy - it is well worth it.