Waterworks Extension – Canadian TX

Description

The PWA provided funding for an extension of the waterworks in the town of Canadian, TX.The P.W.A. provided a $17,100 loan and $6,900 grant for the project, whose total cost was $24,160. Work was undertaken in 1934.

“J. H. Gehbauer, the city’s engineer for the project, said the last pipe connection was made Tuesday [Nov. 6]. The new 800-gallon-a-minute pump was expected to be tried out Wednesday. A crew of men were employed the first of this week repairing pavement on Main Street and filling in other low places in ditches around town.” (The Canadian Record)

Source notes

http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125889/m1/1/zoom/?q=PWA
"PWA Auditor Pleased With Job"; The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 8, 1934

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 179.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 15, 2018.

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Location Info


Canadian, TX

Location notes: General marker for Canadian

Coordinates: 35.913, -100.382

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