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Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System

San Francisco (Calif.). Office of the Controller. Audits Division.

Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System

revolving fund January 1, 1999 through April 14, 2000

by San Francisco (Calif.). Office of the Controller. Audits Division.

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Published by Office of the Controller in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System -- Auditing,
  • Water-power -- California -- San Francisco -- Evaluation,
  • Revolving funds -- California -- San Francisco -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCity and County of San Francisco, Office of the Controller.
    ContributionsSan Francisco Public Utilities Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23099016M
    OCLC/WorldCa77091993


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Hetch Hetchy Water and Power System by San Francisco (Calif.). Office of the Controller. Audits Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission owns and operates Hetch Hetchy Power, which represents some of the cleanest energy available in California. For over years this system—which utilizes the gravity flow of the City’s water from source to tap—has operated without producing any carbon emissions nor any radioactive byproducts.

Hetch Hetchy Power is % greenhouse-gas free and meets all clean energy mandates in San Francisco, while the power mix varies among ESPs and may or may not meet local mandates.

Exit fees are paid by Hetch Hetchy Power if you become our customer; however, on DA, you are responsible for these costs. "Robert Righter has done a service to anyone interested in Hetch Hetchy's history."--Dan Balkwill, Annals of Wyoming "This is a well told and richly textured story, based on detailed research, that extends far beyond the point at which most environmental histories end."--Ralph H.

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[Warren D Hanson; San Francisco (Calif.)]. The Hetch Hetchy water system design had an ultimate goal of providing million gallons of water per day to San Francisco and the growing Bay Region.

The struggle over property rights, water rights, environmental and tourism issues, and the preservation of the beauty of the Hetch Hetchy Valley went on for twelve years. The O'Shaughnessy Dam was completed in and, after the necessary pipelines and power houses were completed, San Francisco began using water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for its water supply and electrical power generation.

Dam. Water, Power, Politics, and Preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for read /5.

Hetch Hetchy Water & Power System Warnerville Rd Oakdale CA 1 Reviews () Menu & Reservations randolph m. randolph m. One of the oft overlooked wonder of Yosemite National Park, the Hetch Hetchy water and power system is a remarkable achievement of early 20th Century engineering. Chief engineer Michael M.

O' 5/5(1). The city desperately needed water and power, and Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley, where two steep granite walls met in a narrow V, was perfect for anchoring a dam. O'Shaughnessy Dam was completed in and on Octowater from the Hetch Hetchy project finally began pouring into San Francisco.

Dedication ceremony for completion of Hetch Hetchy System at the Pulgas Water Temple, Get this from a library.

San Francisco water and power: a history of the Municipal Water Department & Hetch Hetchy system. [Warren D Hanson; Anne Milner; Franz T Hansell]. 2) To: a) acknowledge the City of San Francisco's desire for safe drinking water, electrical power generation, and revenues from the Hetch Hetchy water system; and, b) explore reasonable, effective alternatives for water storage, electrical power, and revenues to be derived from a water and electrical power generation system that does not.

The mission of Restore Hetch Hetchy is to restore the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park to its natural splendor - while continuing to meet the water and power needs of all communities that depend on the Tuolumne River.

The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and The Birth of Modern Environmentalism Robert W. Righter THE BATTLE OVER HETCH HETCHY This page. Archive Search Books by Rating Android 4/5(32). O'Shaughnessy Dam is a foot ( m) high concrete arch-gravity dam in Tuolumne County, California, in the United impounds the Tuolumne River, forming the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir at the lower end of Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park, about miles ( km) east of San Francisco.

The dam and reservoir are the source for the Hetch Hetchy Location: Tuolumne County, California, United States. Pretty much tells it all. This is the "Owens Valley" (Los Angeles's source of water and utilities from the flooded Owens Valley in the South Sierra Nevadas) of. Construction of the mile pipeline that would eventually carry the Hetch Hetchy's water to San Francisco was able to begin, as was the construction of hydroelectric power stations and the lines.

“The Hetch Hetchy controversy is a nice parable for how California’s water system and problems keep changing,” said Jay Lund, director for the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, “as. In late Octoberthe system finally brought water into the city, but its power transmission lines never reached beyond PG&E's Newark substation.

PG&E accepted the Hetch Hetchy power and delivered an equal amount of power into the city on its own distribution system, under a contract concluded in   In John Muir published his collection The Yosemite, which included “Hetch Hetchy Valley,” his essay singing the glories of the “other” Yosemite Valley and an argument against the construction of a dam that would flood the basin in order to provide water for San city had originally requested permission from the federal government to build a.

But before the Hetch Hetchy Project broke ground, controversy roiled over the project. Finally, the Raker Act was passed by Congress in and signed by Pres. Woodrow Wilson to permit the use of the rights-of-way for the project. Today, this system serves some of the highest-quality water in the nation to million people.

Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to. Hetch Hetchy System Storage, Beginning-of-month(BOM) OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL Beginning of Month BOM Storage in 1, af Conservative Operation Aggressive Operation Water Bank storage is approximat af less in the aggressive scenario.

Although the up-country. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "San Francisco water and power: a history of the Municipal Water.

The Hetch Hetchy water system includes other reservoirs, and the one in Hetch Hetchy Valley stores only about a quarter of the water San Francisco gets from the Tuolumne River. In a analysis in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Lund identified additional options for storing the water that is currently in Hetch Author: Robin Meadows.

However, even if Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is drained (with its water to be stored elsewhere and the valley restoration begins), Yosemite will still not be “whole.” Lake Eleanor is another reservoir with another Dam and within the boundary of Yosemite National Park and also part of the “Hetch Hetchy water system” for San Francisco.

THE HETCH HETCHY WATER SUPPLY AND POWER PROJECT OF SAN FRANCISCO M. O'SHAUGHNESSY, Mem. Soc. City Engineer, San Francisco November, 2 THE HETCH HETCHY WATER SUPPLY HETCH HETCHY WATER. This video gives viewers an overview of the Hetch Hetchy Water System that provides water for San Francisco and other parts of the Bay Area.

It recounts the beginnings of the system following the. 21st Street, Suite Sacramento, California Telephone () Fax () Contact Us via our website.

(The vast majority of the City’s power is provided by a corporate utility. Private homes and businesses in San Francisco get their power from PG&E.) So Hetch Hetchy is a huge asset for the City, the 3rd-largest municipal water district in California.

Virtually every drop of tap water in San Francisco comes from the Hetch Hetchy system. O'Shaughnessy () was city engineer for the city of San Francisco during the first part of the twentieth century and developed the controversial Hetch-Hetchy water system.

"Hetch Hetchy began with a dam in the Yosemite and was linked to more than miles of tunnels, pumping stations and pipelines to San Francisco. The following Fact Sheets pertain to questions that are often asked about restoration. For longer documents, see the Reports page.

Water and Power System Improvements Necessary to Accommodate Restoration of Hetch Hetchy Valley, Restore Hetch Hetchy, ; Hetch Hetchy Valley Restoration and Hydropower in California, Restore Hetch Hetchy, updated Hetch Hetchy is more than just a water reservoir.

It's also the backbone of San Francisco's clean energy system, supplying hydroelectric power from four powerhouses. Continue to 3 of 5 below. The Hetch Hetchy water system serves pristine drinking water to million residents from Hayward to San Jose to San Francisco in a region that is among the world's most economically : Jim Wunderman.

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Hetch Hetchy is the name of a valley, a reservoir and a water system in California in the United glacial Hetch Hetchy Valley lies in the northwestern part of Yosemite National Park and is drained by the Tuolumne thousands of years before the arrival of settlers from the United States in the s, the valley was inhabited by Native Americans who practiced.

By Nan W. Frobish Visitors to Yosemite's iconic Hetch Hetchy reservoir are doing a double-take. Instead of seeing the majestic backdrop of the Sierra Nevada reflected in the pristine mountain water, they are now greeted by millions of black balls that cover the surface.

After four years of record-setting drought and statewide low reservoir levels. Many people feared that the Hetch Hetchy system would destroy Yosemite Valley, as well as other natural resources in the area.

Nevertheless, the Raker Act was adopted by the United States Senate on December 2, The scope of the Hetch Hetchy project was immense; it involved dams, reservoirs, conduits, powerhouses and a mile aqueduct.

Indeed, some proponents of damming Hetch Hetchy viewed those who wanted to protect the valley as dupes of the Spring Valley Water Company, private owners of the city's water system. A key thread in Righter's book is the debate over public and private control of natural resources and municipal : Ralph H.

Lutts.4 Rev 0 – TOP Certification of Hetch Hetchy Water Power – Septemberintranet based electronic log. Communications between facilities are performed via radio, telephone, transmission line carrier, cell phone and/or satellite phone.

SCADA System: HHWP’s SCADA system utilizes a distributed control for the SCADA Size: KB.