Drought, Water and the Rise of California
Aqueducts, dams and irrigation projects all made rapid development possible in the arid West. They have also created ecological and economic challenges, especially as populations continue to grow
Table of Contents The Past and Future of California's Water The Colorado River Closure Los Angeles’s Giant Water Scheme Los Angeles 200-Mile Conduit Water Supply An Aqueduct Two Hundred and Forty Miles Long The New Los Angeles Water Works The Completion of the Los Angeles Aqueduct Making the Hetch-Hetchy Dam Itself San Francisco's Water Supply Project Leading a River Across the Desert Transporting a River Over Mountains Building the World's Largest Aqueduct Wooden Highways that Carry Rivers Steel Arteries for Boulder Dam Construction of the Colorado River Aqueduct Siphons Colorado River's Newest Dam High-Speed Paving For California Aqueduct Man-Made Oases in American Deserts To Stop Desert Encroachment Finishing the All-American Canal 'Water, Water, Everywhere' You May Also Like Expertise. Insights. Illumination.
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