Crew repairing water main break

Water Main Break at South Street and San Benito Street

September 19, 2022


CONTACT: Dave Mirrione, Assistant City Manager, 831.636.4300 ext. 1014

Water Main Break at South Street and San Benito Street

HOLLISTER – At 1:00 a.m. this morning, the City of Hollister’s Water Division were dispatched to inspect and repair a water main break at the intersection of South Street and San Benito Street.  Early indications suggest that the breakage is the possible result of a magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurring approximately six miles from Ridgemark on September 18th at 9:47 p.m.

  • South Street from Washington Street to Sally Street
  • Sally Street from South Street to Hawkins Street
  • Hawkins Street from Sally Street to Washington Street
  • Washington Street from Hawkins Street

South Street is temporarily closed from San Benito Street to Washington Street. Please plan to use an alternate route if traveling on South Street.

Water service is expected to return to the affected area today at approximately 4:00 p.m.


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