The pellet plant. Photo by Robert Eliason.

BL Special Report

BL Special Report: Why San Juan Bautista’s ‘million-dollar’ water fix was never implemented

The ill-fated ‘pellet plant’ was supposed to provide the city with abundant soft water.

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Government / Politics

Hollister water softener ordinance adopted

Water softener replacements must not produce high-salt wastewater

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Hollister to ban certain types of water softeners

The goal is to reduce the amount of salt that eventually works its way into local groundwater