Water Lines and Hydrants – Porterville CA

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided almost $20,000 in funding and labor to install some 4500 feet of water mains and 72 fire hydrants in Porterville CA.  

How much of this work remains in place is unknown.

Source notes

Scrapbooks of clippings related to WPA projects in Fresno, Kern, King, Madera, and Tulare Counties, gift of Mrs. David T. Holmes, Vacaville, 1962. (Scrapbook can be found in the California State Library in Sacramento).

WPA project card in the National Archives (shown here)

Project originally submitted by Gray Brechin on July 21, 2011.

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Location Info


Tulare, CA 93257

Location notes: Location is general marker for work around the older sections of Porterville.

Coordinates: 36.2077, -119.3473

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