"Through appropriations and an allotment of $188,000 from PWA funds the district undertook the work of rehabilitation. Carlsbad's perennial reservoir problems were alleviated in part by extensive work on McMillan and Avalon dams by the WPA."
Clark, Ira G. Water in New Mexico: A History of its Management and Use. University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Pg. 251. "New Deal Sites in New Mexico," Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, New Mexico Humanities Council. <http://atlas.nmhum.org/atlas.php?gmap=42>
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