Sewage Disposal Plant – Elgin TX

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Description

The Works Progress Administration built a sewage disposal plant for Elgin, Texas in 1939 under project number 665-66-2-206. It was the first municipal plant to use the Hays process for sewage treatment.

Source notes

Note cards on historical photographs from the National Archives and Records Administration digitized by the Historic Sites and Structures Program, Texas State Parks (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department):
(https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/25517091263/), accessed April 5, 2018.

Lackey, James B., and R. M. Dixon. "Some Biological Aspects of the Hays Process of Sewage Treatment." Sewage Works Journal15, no. 6 (1943): 1139-152. (http://www.jstor.org/stable/25029701), accessed April 5, 2018.

Project originally submitted by Larry Moore on April 5, 2018.

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Location Info


Monterrey St.
Elgin, Texas

Location notes: South side of Elgin, Texas (Coordinates:30.33734 -97.37556)

Coordinates: 30.3365, -97.3753

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