Misc Virginia PWA Projects - Photo #15

Sewage Disposal Plant, Virginia Beach. “Virginia Beach has a normal population of 3,000 which increases to 15,000 curing the summer months. The obsolete sewage-disposal system of the city has been modernized ty the construction of this treatment plant of the activated-sludge-process type, the capacity of which cares for the needs of the summer population. The project was completed in January 1939 at a construction cost of $155,792 and project cost of $171,472.”[1]
  1. Short, C.W., and R. Stanley Brown, Public Buildings, A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration, United States Government Printing Office, Washington (1939), page 453.
  2. Public Works Administration Dockets for Virginia 1934-1939, 3 January 1940: Docket Number 3742.
Photos from C.W. Short, U.S. Federal Works Agency Public Buildings (1939).