Water Resource Collections and Archives


San Francisco Water Supply: Sources of Information

San Francisco Water Supply: Sources of Information


The Water Supply of San Francisco - Sources of Information seeks to enhance the discovery and research of materials (all media) defining the historical and contemporary body of knowledge pertaining to the water supply of San Francisco. Discrete and disparate collections will be identified, assessed, and defined with the intention of providing enhanced intellectual access to materials that are often overlooked and difficult to locate and access.

The compiled data is summarized in an annotated directory of archives and collections that own materials related to the water supply of San Francisco. A chief goal of the directory is to identify less visible institutions and community groups, large and small. It is intended not only to provide a key to specific archives and collections, but also to serve as a map for locating people, places, and documentation on this unique history.

SF Water Supply


Calaveras Dam outlet tunnel, 1918

Calaveras Dam outlet tunnel, 1918. WRCA, Huber Papers .

Crystal Springs Dam, 1909.

Crystal Springs Dam, 1909. WRCA, Derleth Papers

Last modified: 5/31/2011 2:44 PM by S. Haren

UCR Contact Information

Water Resources Collections and Archives
Tomás Rivera Library, 4th Floor
PO Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, CA 92517-5900

Tel: 951-827-3233    Fax: 951-827-4673    email Email

CSUSB Contact Information

Water Resources Institute, CSUSB
Boykin Witherspoon III, Institute Director
California State University, San Bernardino
PL-401 5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino CA 92407-2318

Tel: 909-537-3685    email Email