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Water and power : the conflict over Los Angeles' water supply in the Owens Valley / William L. Kahrl.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1982] .
ISBN 9780520044319, 0520044312

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Subjects California -- Los Angeles.
California -- Owens Valley.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Water-supply.
Water-supply -- California -- Los Angeles.
Water-supply -- California -- Owens Valley.
Water-supply.
Description xii, 583 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-574) and index.
Contents WATER AND POWER lays out the history of Los Angeles in exhaustive detail, concentrating on the period from 1904 though 1930, during which time the LADWP acquired the water rights to the Owen River, constructed the aqueduct, and fought an endless series of legal and political battles to keep the water. Specific sections on William Mulholland and other major players -- "General" Harrison Otis, Harry Chandler, Lippincott and others.
Geographic Area California
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7554381
(OCoLC)ocm07554381
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WorldCat Identities Kahrl, William L., 1946-
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