- Cambridge, Lincoln, Waltham, MA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Water Supply
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
The Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) conducted substantial improvement work at Cambridge Reservoir (Hobbs Brook Reservoir) in Lincoln and Waltham, MA. Work included nine miles (for an area of about 500,000 square feet) of shore rip-rapping and the clearing 316 acres of trees and underbrush.
Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Aug. 16, 1937 (pg. 3).
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 18, 2017.
Additional contributions by Fern Nesson.
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