Sanitary Sewers – Wink TX

Description

A sanitary sewer construction project in Wink, Texas was undertaken in 1938 with Public Works Administration (P.W.A.) funds. The P.W.A. provided a $28,000 loan and $22,581 grant for the project, whose total cost was $50,180.

P.W.A. Docket No. TX [W]1135

A project in which the PWA allocated $31,000 in loans and $25,363 in grant money toward the construction of “a waterworks system adequate for the growing needs of this growing oil city [Wink, TX] was never ultimately undertaken.

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 183.

"Waterworks Plan Developed at Wink"; Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 137, Ed. 1 Monday, September 19, 1938 (page 2)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 15, 2018.

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Location Info


Wink, Texas

Location notes: General location marker for Wink

Coordinates: 31.751, -103.160

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