San Jose Water, San Jose, CA


Drinking Water

San Jose Water (SJW) owns and operates two earthen reservoirs with a combined usable storage capacity of 14.83 million gallons (MG) at the Cambrian Station. These reservoirs were built in the late 1800s and early 1900s to serve as potable water storage for downtown San Jose.

Water Works Engineers was hired for the planning, design and permitting of the project to replace this aging infrastructure and add a third storage facility. Tasks included including preparing plans and specifications, assisting with the bid and providing construction management services for the replacement of the existing earthen reservoirs with two pre-stressed concrete tanks.