Documentary History of American Water-works

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

West Berkeley, California

West Berkeley, formerly Ocean View, was incorporated into the city of Berkeley in 1878.

The first water works were built in 1875 and were acquired by the Alameda Water Company

The East Bay Municipal Water District was organized on May 22, 1923 and bought the East Bay Water Company in 1928.

Water is provided by the East Bay Municipal Utilities District, which has a history page.


References
1888 "West Berkeley," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

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

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

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


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