HUAWP Part of Discussion at Drought Workshop

The Hollister Urban Area Water Project (HUAWP) was included in the discussion recently at a drought workshop. “Drought Workshop: Ways We Can All Save Water,” was held Thursday, Aug. 28 at Paine’s Restaurant in downtown Hollister. The free event was sponsored by the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau, Green Business Committee, FarmHouse Communications, the Water Resources Association of San Benito County, and the National Resource Conservation Service’s Hollister Office. Speakers included Harry Blohm, project manager for the Hollister Urban Area Water Project, and Shawn Novack, Water Conservation Program manager for the Water Resources Association of San Benito County.

Video of the San Benito County Drought Workshop event:

Video: The Hollister Urban Area Water Project (HUAWP)

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The Hollister Urban Area Water Project (HUAWP) is a collaborative effort under way to deliver high-quality water to help ensure economic stability and contribute to a better quality of life for the entire community.

It is a joint effort by the City of Hollister, the San Benito County Water District and the Sunnyslope County Water District that builds on previous efforts by local water officials to create a sustainable and reliable water supply for the greater Hollister area.