Disposal Plant – Corinth MS

Description

The Public Works Administration project 1408 provided a grant of $20,250 for disposal plant for the city of Corinth. The project was approved 10/2/1936, construction started 1/18/1937, and was completed 6/12/1937 for a total cost of $46,505. WPA provided an additional $1,104 for a sludge bed and grading on site in September 1937 following the June completion of the sewage plant.

The Corinth treatment plant was abandoned when the city built a new one in 1972.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project Division, p. 104.

Grant Approved on Corinth Work. (Oct 7, 1936). Clarion-Ledger, p. 6.

$154,721 State WPA Work Okehed. (Sep 2, 1937). Clarion-Ledger, p. 8.

Corinth Gets $345,840 Grant. (July 29, 1970). Clarion-Ledger, p. 2.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on August 31, 2021.

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Location Info


Corinth, Mississippi 38834

Coordinates: 34.9343, -88.5223

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