Water System – Safford AZ

Description

A major waterworks construction project in Safford, Arizona was undertaken during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $340,000 loan and $196,364 grant; the total cost of the project was $550,059. Work occurred between December 1936 and April 1939.

(PWA Docket No. AZ W1033)

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 190.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 6, 2015.

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Location Info


Safford, AZ

Location notes: General location marker for Safford

Coordinates: 32.834, -109.708

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