story of water development in Los Angeles County

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Central Basin Municipal Water District , Downey, Calif
Water resources development -- California -- Los Angeles County., Groundwater -- California -- Los Angeles Co


California, Los Angeles Co

StatementCarl F. Fossette, Ruth Fossette.
ContributionsFossette, Ruth, 1917-
LC ClassificationsTC425.L65 F67 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [2] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2746113M
LC Control Number86071265

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18, It is one of the nation’s largest counties with 4, square miles, and. Los Angeles Water Commission approves plan for an aqueduct from the Owens Valley to the City of Los Angeles. City of Los Angeles begins acquisition of land and water rights in Southern Owens Valley downstream of the proposed aqueduct intake dam.

Plans for a U.S. reclamation project in the Owens Valley are abandoned. Reviews "Water and Los Angeles uses original documents, first-hand accounts of boosters and critics, and a compelling narrative to tell for the first time in a rich but concise form the interrelated histories of the three rivers--the Los Angeles, the Owens, and the Colorado--whose taming created modern Los is an invaluable new source book by two preeminent authorities on.

Inthe municipal government bought the franchise, retaining the City Water Company’s superintendent, William Mulholland, as head of the new Los Angeles Department of.

The California water wars were a series of political conflicts between the city of Los Angeles and farmers and ranchers in the Owens Valley of Eastern California over water rights. As Los Angeles expanded during the late 19th century, it began outgrowing its water supply.

Fred Eaton, mayor of Los Angeles, realized that water could flow from Owens Valley to Los Angeles via an aqueduct. A proposed unit development along the Los Angeles River has ignited debate about what projects are appropriate along the once-neglected waterway.

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