Construction Work Begins on New Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol

Construction work has begun on the SFPUC’s Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol, which will raise awareness of the natural and cultural history of the Alameda Creek Watershed and the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System. Located next to the Sunol Water Temple in the East Bay at the historic confluence of two creeks, the Alameda…

Construction on the Alameda Creek Watershed Center in Sunol Resumes

The SFPUC has resumed construction on an interpretive center on our watershed lands in unincorporated Alameda County. Located adjacent to the Sunol Water Temple in the East Bay at the historic confluence of two creeks, the Alameda Creek Watershed Center will explore the confluence of people and nature and the significance of water in sustaining…

A Look Back in History: Pescadero Creek Riparian Rights Offer

Filed under “Coast Streams” with a subject heading of “Riparian Rights,” this short internal memo from Peninsula Supervisor W.B. Lawrence to Spring Valley Water Company General Manager S.P Eastman advocates the acceptance of an offer. Hayward apparently offered up the riparian rights to his property on Pescadero Creek “on several occasions.” This was about 20…