Water System – Wilmington DE

Description

Multiple waterworks construction project were undertaken in Wilmington, Delaware with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. Work on the projects in 1934. It is also listed in the records of the WPA.

(PWA Docket No. DE 1317, W1015)

The building pictured has since been demolished.

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 5.

Douglas C. McVarish, Timothy J. Mancl, and Richard Meyer, From Creek to Tap: the Story of Wilmington's Public Water System, p. 54

National Archives Record Group 69-N, Negative #1440

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish, Brent McKee on November 7, 2014.

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Location Info


E 16th St
Wilmington, DE 19801

Location notes: Location is for the main facilities

Coordinates: 39.749649, -75.543131

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