In 1940, the WPA installed sewer facilities at Van Buren Street and Georgia Avenue in the district’s northwest quadrant.
In 1940, the WPA installed sewer facilities on Upton Street, Reno Road, and Thirty-Seventh Street in the district’s northwest quadrant.
In 1940, the WPA installed sewer facilities on Pennsylvania Avenue, Thirty-Eighth Street, and Alabama Avenue in the district’s southeast quadrant.
In 1940, the WPA installed sewer facilities on Young St., Pennsylvania Ave., and Fairlawn Ave. in the district’s southeast quadrant. Location is unclear, but the sewers installed likely connect to the outfall sewer visible just downstream of the Anacostia Recreation… read more
In 1940, the Washington Post reported WPA work installing a sewer at Minnesota Avenue and Blaine Street in northeast DC, as part of a retrospective on over four years of public works improvements in the city.
Work: A Journal of Progress detailed work that the CWA performed on the Watts Branch of the Anacostia River in 1933-34: “lowering the stream bed in some sections, straightening out bends and clearing away debris to increase the rapidity of the… read more
According to the Washington Post, $231,000 was allotted to the PWA to construct the Upper Anacostia Main Interceptor and pumping station in 1933.
According to the Washington Post, $15,000 was allotted to the PWA for work on the Upper Potomac Interceptor sewer facility in 1933. The UPI captures water from upstream of DC on the Potomac and its branches and carries it to… read more