Sunol and Crystal Springs


A large monument of Father Junipero Serra looms over the I-280 Freeway and the Crystal Springs reservoir, artificial lagoons holding San Francisco's drinking water right over the San Andreas Fault.


San Francisco Water Department's Pulgas Waterworks

This stone temple has a twin in the East Bay near Sunol; both are dedicated to the completion of San Francisco's publicly owned water system which brings fresh water from Hetch Hetchy in Yosemite 280-odd miles to the city.

photo by Chris Carlsson

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