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Boom. 2013; 3350–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.50
Published: 01 September 2013
..., controversial land sales, depletion of the valley water table, dust at the dry Owens Lake bed, the impact of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on the region, the second aqueduct and Mono Lake, the 1991 long-term water agreement, and mitigation efforts including dust control at Owens Lake and the...
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Boom. 2013; 3360–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.60
Published: 01 September 2013
...Ron Nichols An interview with Ron Nichols, director of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power surveys the past, present, and future of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, the department's relationship with Owens Valley, restoration of Owens Lake, the role of the department and its unions in city...
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Boom. 2013; 3382–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.82
Published: 01 September 2013
...Graham Chisholm This essay explores the history of the public trust doctrine for water in California, established in the battle of preserving Mono Lake, and extends the concept to include the responsibility Los Angeles has to restore Owens Lake, an important habitat for migratory birds. © 2013 by...
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Boom. 2015; 5228–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.28
Published: 01 June 2015
... land and water that can no longer support life and aims to return it to supporting life. In our work along the Owens Dry Lake, we re actually playing within the catabolic dust and repurposing it to find it has some agency. We take a system that has almost ceased to support life the Owens Dry Lake and...
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Boom. 2015; 52122–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.122
Published: 01 June 2015
... constructed by words likemountain, gully, canyon, river, spring. Maps dwell inside of things, in trees for instance, rocks, mountains, and at the bottoms of lakes. These maps are without names or symbols: it is an open country inside living objects, open in the ways of a bleached ribcage, the vertebrae of...
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Boom. 2013; 3338–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.38
Published: 01 September 2013
... berm that may be the brim of the aqueduct. Even here, in Owens Lake and the liminal camera taken through the aperture of the silo camera, 2013. LAUREN BON AND THE OPTICS DIVISION OF THE METABOLIC STUDIO. Nothing is as it seems in many images of the aqueduct and its landscape. BOOM | F A L L 20 13 39 a...
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Boom. 2013; 3311–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.11
Published: 01 September 2013
... water goes into a pipe and tunnel and into three hydroelectric plants because Crowley Lake is about 2,400 feet above the Owens Valley floor, and that s a great way to generate electricity. They run the water through three hydroelectric plants built in the 1950s and put the water back into the river just...
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Boom. 2013; 331–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.1
Published: 01 September 2013
...! audio tour. The route follows Highway 395 from Owens Lake north to the aqueduct intake, Los Angeles Aqueduct opening day, 5 November 1913. COURTESY OF COUNTY OF INYO, EASTERN CALIFORNIA MUSEUM. BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 3, Number 3, pps 1 2, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2013...
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Boom. 2013; 338–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.8
Published: 01 September 2013
... consequences of the Los Angeles Aque- duct for the city are explored in David Ulin s essay and for Owens Valley in excerpts from Kim Stringfellow s project There It Is Take It! (both featured in this issue of Boom). For Owens Valley, the ill effects are myriad. Rivers and lakes have dried up, water available...
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Boom. 2013; 3314–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.14
Published: 01 September 2013
... page from left to right: Los Angeles Aqueduct Right of Way from Collec- tion of California Postcards (Collection Number 1351), Finish- ing the open section of the aqueduct from Collection of Scrapbooks (Collection Number 155). Fourth page: Owens Lake south from Cottonwood, 1906, from Photograph Album...
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Boom. 2013; 3395–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.95
Published: 01 September 2013
... water that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is currently required to use to keep harmful dust from blowing off of Owens Lake, desiccated in part by LA s thirst. More importantly, the model can guide our efforts to capture local water in precisely identified zones by applying particular...
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Boom. 2013; 3378–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.78
Published: 01 September 2013
...Valerie P. Cohen A portfolio of watercolors painted by artist Valerie P. Cohen over the course of a summer at June Lake in the Sierra Nevada. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Mono Craters June Lake Mono Lake Owens Valley Sierra Nevada valerie p. cohen Mono...
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Boom. 2013; 3322–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.22
Published: 01 September 2013
... vital to the life of towns and cities alike, it also plays a key role in the social life of residents. On this page: The aqueduct intake near Big Pine in Owens Valley. On the following pages: The first day of fishing season at Crowley Lake. Twenty five miles north of Bishop, in Mono County, the lake is...
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Boom. 2013; 33110–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.110
Published: 01 September 2013
... the south. Given the magnitude of our mission, it seems fitting to wade in with the observation that many Southern Califor- nians get their first taste of regional planning as omnipotent child-giants, toes squishing into cool mud on the banks of tiny lakes and streams. Bob first drove the tunnel...
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Boom. 2012; 24104–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.104
Published: 01 December 2012
... as far north as tupueseenata (hammil valley) and then decided to return home with his prey. but the waterbaby, a spirit that lives in lakes, grew tired of the giant s screaming, which had frightened him several times. Waterbaby knew when the giant would pass by his home in the owens Lake, so he went...
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Boom. 2013; 3117–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.17
Published: 01 May 2013
... through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.17. Like Manzanar in California s Owens Valley, Tule Lake was one of ten permanent relocation camps built during World War II as a response to the...
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Boom. 2011; 1469–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.69
Published: 01 November 2011
..., as aqueduct water winds its peaceful way down Owens Val- ley and safely into Los Angeles. The narrator s soothing voice informs us, Formerly these waters were wasted in the saline bed of Owens Lake. Now the enterprise of man has harnessed the river . . . for the benefit of the thriving...