S. Main St pump stationS. Main St pump station
In the town reports of Rochester, the town resolutions of 1933 and 1934 talk about federal help for the construction of a standpipe and pump.
“RESOLUTION TO APPLY SINKING FUND TO NOTES PAYABLE ACCOUNT AND MAKE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL LOAN
Resolved by the City Council of the City of Rochester:
That the Finance Committee be authorized to transfer the sinking fund to the Notes Payable Account, making the amount available for this purpose $70,000.00 and application be made to the Federal Government for a loan for Improvement of Water
Works System for a sum not to exceed $300,000.00. Said loan to be placed and said funds spent in accordance with the National Industry Recovery Act. Passed August 1, 1933.”
“Resolved by the City Council of the City of Rochester:
That the City of Rochester construct a pumping station at the foot of Rochester Hill and a standpipe upon Rochester Hill; lay the necessary pipe line thereto; construct pipe line on the Gonic Road; in accordance with plans and specifications of the Commissioner of Water Works.”
Annual Report OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER NEW HAMPSHIRE
Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on December 29, 2014.
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