Preparing to Build the Los Angeles Aqueduct

The Building of the Los Angeles Aqueduct

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The Building of the Los Angeles Aqueduct

Students trace the relationship between water and Los Angeles from 1850 to the present. Illustrates how the building of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and Boulder Dam provided the water and electrical power to allow Los Angeles to become one of the largest cities in the world. Features extensive historical footage of the building of these two engineering feats and of the current megalopolis that they support.

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