Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Pacific States
California Mission San Jose

Mission San Jose, California

Mission San Jose was founded in 1797 and was included in the City of Fremont when it was incorporated in 1957.

The first water works were built in 1870 by a company whose superintendent of Juan Gallegos.

The Alameda County Water District was formed in 1914 and bought the Gallegos Water Works in 1940.

Water is provided by the Alameda County Water District, which has a history book.


References
1882 Mission San Jose, Engineering News, 9:107  (April 1, 1882)

1888 "Mission San Jose," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Mission San Jose," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Mission San Jose," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1897 "Mission San Jose," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.


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