San Juan Bautista City Well #6. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Environment / Nature

San Juan Bautista explores new solutions for water problems

City Council targets reducing chlorides with a potential ban on water softeners and technology to remove nitrates from well water.

Third Street in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista moves ahead with water compliance projects

City Council addresses financing and formalizes project managers.

San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista closer to providing clean water

City Manager Don Reynolds asks Hollister Council to collaborate on moving water to and from SJB.

Settling Pond at the San Juan Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista selects path to resolve water problems

City will send waste water to Hollister and import water from West Hills Water Treatment Plant.

Management Services Director Mike Chambless at a Hollister City Council meeting. File photo.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council approves partial sludge removal

Councilmembers hope it gives city about three years to come up with short, median and long-term plans.

San Juan Bautista City Council. From Left to Right: Councilman Chris Martorana, Councilman Dan De Vries, Mayor Jim West, Councilman Tony Boch and Vice Mayor John Freeman. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council approves sludge removal contract

Because of cost, the city might have to settle for removing less than planned.

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Government / Politics

Hollister tries to solve odor problems at wastewater facility, mayor angry no solutions found

Handling waste from the San Benito Foods cannery continues to be an issue as council wants solutions to summertime smells

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Business / Economy

Community Members Tour Wastewater Treatment Facility

On January 26, community members took a tour of Hollister's wastewater treatment plant

Community Members Tour Wastewater Treatment Facility

On January 26, community members took a tour of Hollister's, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant.