Brentwood Irrigation – Brentwood CA

Description

The Works Progress Administration created irrigation canals in Brentwood, CA. “This work included grading and cement lining of the Irrigation Ditches and the manufacturing and installation of Cement Concrete Pipe.”

Source notes

WPA job cards, Fresno Public Library, San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center.

WPA Project No. 65-3-1637, App. Date 10-16-35, $16,143.

WPA Project No. 65-3-1637, App. Date 2-3-36, $5,201.

WPA Project No. 165-3-5027, App. Date 12-11-36, Average Employed 199, $51,628, Total Funds $70,063.

WPA Project No. 465-03-2-236, App. Date Nov 26 1937, $20,595, Total Funds $31,382, Average Employed 83, Federal Man-hours 34,384.

Project originally submitted by The Living New Deal on August 27, 2010.
Additional contributions by Andrew Laverdiere.

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Location Info


Brentwood, CA

Location notes:
Location is general marker for miscellaneous projects in Contra Costa County. Any information on more specific addresses for the projects below would be greatly appreciated.

Coordinates: 37.931868, -121.695786

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