Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Pacific States
California Benicia

Benicia, California

Benicia was incorporated in 1850.

The first water works were built in 1880 by the Benecia Water Company.

The company was bought by the California Public Utilities Company in 1930.

After a long struggle the city bought the water system in 1963.

Water is provided by the City of Benicia.


References
1883 Benicia, Engineering News, 10:340  (July 21, 1883)

1888 "Benicia," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Benicia," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Benicia," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Benicia," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.


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