City Island Sewage System – Bronx NY

Description

The WPA developed a “wholly new sewage system” for City Island, which had previously “depended on an antiquated system of individual street sewers, cesspools and septic tanks.”

Source notes

The New York Times: "SOMERVELL GIVES 5-YEAR WPA RECORD," Oct. 21, 1940 (pg. 19)

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Location Info


City Island
Bronx, NY

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 40.850456, -73.787884

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