Media Contact: Tozier - Int. 4306 | Information Service
For Immediate Release: October 5, 1959

The Department of the Interior announced today the award of a $252,990.00 contract for the improvement of the water and sewer systems at White River Agency, White River, Arizona.

The improvements will benefit Indian homes on the Fort Apache Reservation as well as the Agency headquarters of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The contract provides for approximately 9-miles of 8-inch water line, 24 new fire hydrants, a new sewage treatment plant, one-half mile of sewer line and three-quarters of a mile of earth dike.

The successful bidder was Twin Butte Contractors, Inc., of Tempe, Arizona. Fourteen higher bids, ranging from $268,000.00 to $582,424.00 were received.