A storm sewer construction project in Grand Island, Nebraska was undertaken with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a grant of $46,142 for the project, whose total cost was $165,997. Construction occurred between August… read more
The federal Civil Works Administration constructed numerous storm sewers in Greenville, Pennsylvania between 1933 and 1934. According to Greenville’s Record-Argus, these “projects include the Bentley avenue, Short street, Brockway, Lever-Morgan, Shady, Rooney, Main, Canal and Bessemer street storm sewers.”
A storm sewer construction project in Hastings, Nebraska was undertaken with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA provided a grant of $40,869 for the project, whose total cost was $139,363. Construction occurred between June and… read more
The city of Biloxi embarked on a city-wide street improvement program to surface streets and provide storm drains, funded by the Works Progress Administration between 1935 and 1937. WP-53, 2000 and 3483 for three street paving projects were completed. WP-53… read more
Juneau’s streets, sidewalks and sewers were improved with the aid of New Deal federal funds during the Great Depression. A newspaper report in 1938 said that the Public Works Administration (PWA) had allotted $170,000 for these purposes, but the 1940 Annual… read more
“Under the auspices of the New York Department of Sanitation, between 1937 and 1944, three new wastewater treatment plants were constructed — Wards Island in Manhattan, and Bowery Bay and Tallman Island in Queens. These facilities were designed to reduce… read more
The Works Progress Administration built sewers from Tenth Street to Washington Avenue in Huntington, Cabell County.
This large storm sewer is an arch-shaped, reinforced concrete construction 14 feet in diameter, in the bed of Thompson Creek, and runs through residential and business districts in the southern part of Petaluma. It was constructed by the federal Works… read more
Multiple New Deal agencies: the Civil Works Administration, Federal Emergency Relief Administration, and Works Progress Administration, helped to develop Canonsburg, Pennsylvania’s Town Park in 1934—1936. In addition to constructing its pool and Park Drive, work relief workers—according to a local… read more
In the late 1930s, the Public Works Administration (PWA) funded a new sewage collection and treatment system for Tuolumne Meadows. It replaced the original septic tanks for the campground comfort stations and was extended to take in a broader area… read more
The Works Progress Administration built sewers from Twenty-Eight and a Half Alley to Bungalow Avenue in Huntington, Cabell County.
The Works Progress Administration built storm sewers from Twenty-Eighth to Twenty-Third Streets in Huntington, Cabell County.
Multiple projects were “planned, staked out and supervised” by West Hartford’s Engineering Department in 1935-6 utilizing Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) and/or Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) labor. One such project involved storm sewer construction “across the St. Joseph College property… read more