A WPA press release from Jan. 1938 reported:
“The Priest Rapids Irrigation District system of Benton and Yakima Counties is scheduled to receive major improvements with WPA funds totaling $31,428. Plans call for deepening the intake canal, raising a wing dam, erecting a dike, and constructing additional pipe lines and canals as well as doing many types of incidental jobs on the big project. The Priest Rapids Irrigation District, as sponsor is providing $11,272 for necessary materials and supplies.”
WPA Press Release [#372], Jan. 12, 1938, [page 72]: http://www.sos.wa.gov/legacy/images/publications/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400/SL_wpawapressrelease_no301to400.pdf
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 25, 2014.
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