Los Angeles Aqueduct and Water
This paper looks at the supply of water to Los Angeles, concentrating on William Mulholland's project bringing water from the Mono Lake.
# 123324 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Geology and Geophysics (Environmental Science) , Environmental Studies (General) , Geography (General)
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In this article, the writer discusses the bringing of water to the Los Angeles aqueduct from the Mono Lake. The writer looks at the issues of water rights, English Common Law and the Colorado Doctrine.
From the Paper:"When Los Angeles was a small town it recognized that its limited water supply also limited its growth. As the region attracted immigration the need for a stable and secure water supply became more obvious. William Mulholland helped to lead the building of the Los Angeles Aqueduct a project that was completed on-time and under budget and which brought water from northern California's Mono Lake to the southern California metropolitan area. This project was not without ..."
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