Documentary History of American Water-works

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

Hollister, California

Hollister was incorporated as a city in 1872.

The first water works were built in 1875 by Richard M. Shackleford and water was flowing by Christmas of that year.

Shackleford sold all the property to the newly formed Hollister Water Company on March 26, 1877.

The City bought the water company in 1945

Water is provided by the City of Hollister.


References
1883 Hollister, Engineering News, 10:357  (July 28, 1883)

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

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

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

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

2019 Historical News, San Benito County Historical Society, December, 2019
Page 4:  Hollister Water Works, by Sharlene Van Rooy


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