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Boom. 2013; 338–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.8
Published: 01 September 2013
...Eve Bachrach This article is about the legacy of William Mulholland, engineer of the Los Angeles Aqueduct who was instrumental in building public support for funding and building the project. Supporters hail him as a masterful campaigner and visionary without whom Los Angeles could not have...
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Boom. 2013; 3328–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.28
Published: 01 September 2013
...David L. Ulin David L. Ulin's essay finds William Mulholland doubly generous—he gave LA both water and a motto to live by. Ulin begins with the Los Angeles Aqueduct's inauguration photographs taken in November 1913. Here is where Mulholland said the five words that Ulin proposes as LA's manifesto...
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Boom. 2013; 3368–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.68
Published: 01 September 2013
... Aqueducts. Whereas William Mulholland convinced Angelenos in 1905 to pay for the aqueduct for the benefit of future residents, modern California voters are more likely to insist infrastructure is paid for with a mix of public and private investment, or solely by its end users. Hiltzik argues California’s...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
... our attention is fixed on a different level. We re not thinking at the William Mulholland, Robert Moses, freeway- building scale, for better and worse. But now we have to think about that, at least in part, to make the river work. There is a diversity of communities on the river. Some are desperate...
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Boom. 2013; 3386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.86
Published: 01 September 2013
... return to desert ech- oes this refrain. 90 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM What About William Mulholland? But what about William Mulholland, the father of the LA Aqueduct? Did he ever subscribe to this view of the desert city? Or use it to sell the aqueduct? In 1905, Mulholland claimed that he originally...
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Boom. 2013; 331–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.1
Published: 01 September 2013
... Kids. Pavement s song Unfair is a howling tour-de-force about the aquatic political geography of California s man-made deltas and concrete rivers / the south takes what the north delivers Former Pixies frontman Black Francis s Ole Mulholland is a bent musical tribute to William Mulhol- land s...
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Boom. 2013; 333–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.3
Published: 01 September 2013
... thousands of gallons of water held in a city reservoir. Wasting water was an important component of the overall conspiracy to grab more water for the city and enrich Noah Cross. The motion picture made the most of it. William Mulholland s granddaughter Catherine has shown that there was a water shortage in...
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Boom. 2013; 3395–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.95
Published: 01 September 2013
... California and the World Water Forum, we recently developed a high-resolution geospatial model to strategically identify and quantify the potential for improv- ing stormwater capture within urban areas. Our modeling project, Where is it? Let s reuse it was designed as a riposte to William Mulholland s...
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Boom. 2013; 33110–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.110
Published: 01 September 2013
... a town spring up here and why did it grow so big? William Mulholland, whose grand water engineering efforts provide at least part of the answer to that question, often voiced the koan-like mantra: If LA didn t get the water, it would never need it Of course, when Los Angeles did get the water...
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Boom. 2013; 3360–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.60
Published: 01 September 2013
..., you have to see this movie Well, you know, actually, I saw it when it came out. It was a very entertaining movie. That movie is very loosely based on past events. I don t think it depicts what William Mulholland did and what the LA Aqueduct is to Los Angeles. It s a useful foil. It s a good...
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Boom. 2013; 3311–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.11
Published: 01 September 2013
... Told to Kim Stringfellow T he Upper Owens River is the top end of the watershed that William Mulhollandand his crew of engineers tapped into to take water to Los Angeles. Theheadwaters are giant springs that come out of the canyon called Big Springs. There is a Forest Service campground right adjacent...