Exploring the future of water for Los Angeles

Aiming to inspire civic imagination about the future of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and Owens Valley, the Aqueduct Futures [AF] project is mapping the hidden impacts of the Aqueduct to create a framework for lasting peace between Los Angeles and Owens Valley. 127 Cal Poly Pomona students (and counting), together with the Owens Valley and Mono County communities have contributed ideas to the project.

Work from the Aqueduct Futures project is featured in After the Aqueduct, on display at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions March 4 – April 12, 2015. Casting a fresh look on the emergence of urban Los Angeles catalyzed by the massive transfusion of water via the Aqueduct, this group show (curated by Kim Stringfellow) provides a unique view into the connections between water, energy, ecology, economics, and culture in California as interpreted by landscape architects, artists, and photographers.

More information about our work on display at After the Aqueduct is at /AtA Exhibit. To explore our maps and drawings, check out /Maps. AF publications, student research reports, a land-use planning tool for Owens Valley, and an Educators Guide can be found at /Resources.

We are very interested in your ideas about the future of water for Los Angeles!

If you have ideas about the future of the Owens Valley or LA Aqueduct, comments about the exhibit, wish to schedule an appearance by Prof. Lehrman, or would like to purchase fine art archival prints of the Aqueduct Futures maps – please use secure contact form below or email blehrman@cpp.edu

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