Water System Extension – Ashland MA

Description

Ashland’s water system was greatly expanded during the 1930s as a result of federal assistance. Work included:

  • High St.: The federal Civil Works Administration (C.W.A.) extended the water main system along High Street in 1933. The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) constructed wells there in 1935.
  • Union St.: The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) extended the water system along Union St., E. Union St., and W. Union St. starting in 1935.
  • Metropolitan Ave. (W.P.A., started 1935)
  • Olive St. (W.P.A., started 1935)
  • Cedar St. (W.P.A., 1937)
  • Tri St. and Eliot St. (W.P.A., 1937)
  • Prospect St. (W.P.A., 1937)

Source notes

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1933.

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1935 (pp. 55, 72, 133).

Annual Report of the Several Boards of Town Officers of the Town of Ashland, Massachusetts for the Year Ending December 31, 1937 (pp. 57, 135).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 29, 2016.

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Location Info


High St.
Ashland, MA

Coordinates: 42.256562, -71.488607

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