Waterworks and Sewerage – Duck Hill MS

Description

PWA project W1164 for $34,545 was approved for Duck Hill January 17, 1936. A $19,000 loan was approved, with a grant of $15,545. Bids were advertised May 1936 for an “8 inch by 200 foot deep well and pump, 50,000 gallon elevated water storage tank, chlorinator, booster pump, water distribution system, septic tank and manholes and sewerage collection system” (Winona Times, May 29, 1936, p. 6). Construction began August 10, 1936 and was completed August 5, 1937.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Region No. 3 Mississippi. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. January 3, 1940. Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project Division, p. 105.

Winona Times, May 29, 1936, p. 6.
PWA Allotments. Greenwood Commonwealth, Nov. 8, 1937, p. 8.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 12, 2018.

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Location Info


Duck Hill, Mississippi 38925

Location notes: General location marker for community

Coordinates: 33.633, -89.711

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