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When water from the Sierra Nevada reached the San Francisco Bay area in 1934, it was greeted by a national celebration after two decades of grueling construction. The Hetch Hetchy Project evolved from a long search for a reliable source of water for San Francisco that began after the 1906 Great Earthquake. Prior to the earthquake, San Francisco had burned to the ground repeatedly due to the lack of water to fight fires. Studies of 14 different sources led to the design of an engineering marvel that conveys water using ...

Hetch Hetchy 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738593227

Trade paperback

Hetch Hetchy 2012, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531663131