Water System Improvements – El Reno

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Address:  El Reno, OK  County: Canadian
Started:   Completed:  1936

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A substantial waterworks improvement project was undertaken in El Reno, Oklahoma during the Great Depression with the assistance of a federal Public Work Administration (PWA) grant. The PWA provided a $36,112 grant to the city for the project, whose eventual total cost was $80,642. Construction occurred during 1936.


  1. The Living New Deal
  2. 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 176.

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