The Zanja Madre in 1884.

In 1884, the Zanja Madre system tapped the Los Angeles River to irrigate much of the Pueblo.


1913 US aqueductsheds

With the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in 1913, the city was connected to the Owens Valley by the 228 mile Aqueduct.


1939 US aqueductsheds REV

Metropolitan Water District completed the Colorado River Aqueduct in 1939, expanding Southern California aqueductshed all the way to southern Wyoming and the Continental Divide.


1941 Los Angeles aqueductsheds

Mono Basin was connected via the Mono Tunnel completed in 1941.


1971 Los Angeles aqueductsheds

Connection to the California Aqueduct and the completion of the ‘2nd Barrel’ of the Los Angeles Aqueduct occurred in the early 1970s.


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