Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
Pacific States
California St. Helena

St. Helena, California

St. Helena was incorporated in 1876.

The first water works were built in 1878 by the St. Helena Water Company.

The city bought the system in 1922 for $60,000.

Water is provided by the City of St. Helena.


References
1878 "Incorporation," The St. Helena Star, July 27, 1877, Page 2.
St. Helena Water Company.

1878 "Ordinance No. 21," The St. Helena Star, July 5, 1878, Page 3.
An ordinance to authorize the St. Helena Water Company to lay down water pipes in the streets, avenues, alleys and highways of the town of St. Helena.

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

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

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

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

1922 "Water System Turned Over," The St. Helena Star, June 2, 1922, 1877, Page 1.
St. Helena Water Company bought for $60,000.


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