Crystal Springs Lake, Spring Valley System, San Francisco Water Supply, Filling Up

Issue 14 and Volume 78.

Crystal Springs Lake, Spring Valley System. San Francisco Water Supply, Filling Up The Crystal Springs Lake, of the Spring Valiey Water Company’s water supply system of the San Francisco water supply is now being filled from the Calaveras reservoir in Alameda county. The delivery started on September 12 and is about one-fourth of the ultimate total of water that will be added to the present available supply, when the Dumbarton bay crossing is completed in December. The water comes from Calaveras reservoir to a point near the bay. crossing through the aqueduct of the Spring Valley company, whence it flows into the Crystal Springs lakes through the 20-mile pipe line recently constructed by the city, and the Pulgas tunnel. At the present rate of water delivery, the city is earning 80,000 a year, according to Chief Assistant City Engineer Nelson A. Eckart. When the full use of the pipeline is…

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