Capitola Sewer Outfall Plant (demolished) – Capitola CA

Description

“In 1929, one of Capitola’s biggest goals was to ‘carry the present sewer outfall much farther out into the bay.’ Work on a new sewer outfall, built as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, was completed in 1933 on the site of the old Capitola Hotel bathhouse under the Depot Hill bluff. The WPA plant was praised for its efficiency but gradually became an eyesore that was located too close to both the beach and a favorite local surfing spot – known for years as ‘Sewer’s.’ Esplanade Park replaced it in the 1980s.”

Source notes

http://www.ci.capitola.ca.us/capcity.nsf/vlookup/Final%20pg59%20to%20106/$file/Final%20pg59%20to%20106.pdf

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Location Info


Esplanade Park
Capitola, CA 95010

Location notes:

Coordinates: 36.972201, -121.948790

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