- Leominster, MA
- Site Type:
- Infrastructure and Utilities, Sanitation and Water Disposal
- New Deal Agencies:
- Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs
Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) workers constructed Leominster’s original water treatment facility, which has been drastically modernized on multiple occasions in the intervening decades. WPA Bulletin:
As a public health safety measure the Leominster WPA has constructed a large water filtration plant on Monoosnock River [Brook]. Many skilled and unskilled workers were employed on this project.
Source notesWorks Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Aug. 21, 1936 (pg. 2) https://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit Works Progress Bulletin, Massachusetts: Sept. 21, 1936 (pg. 2) https://archive.org/details/worksprogressbul3637unit
Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 13, 2017.
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