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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rafael Tiffany; Susan Moffat Water system infrastructure and the monuments that commemorate it in California and Mexico are evidence of similarities in their cultures’ water regimes. Mexico’s Lerma Waterworks site argues the importance of reliable water provision for Mexico City’s modern identity...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lauren Bon Lauren Bon is a transformative figure. Through her work with the Metabolic Studio and as a trustee of the Annenberg Foundation, she examines a handful of enormous and intersecting questions about Los Angeles, the American West, the way we think about landscapes, our water and where it...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Boom Staff This is a roundup of events marking the centenary of the completion of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Also included are books, songs, and movies about the aqueduct. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Los Angeles Aqueduct Los Angeles Aqueduct centenary water...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 102–109.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Chacha Sikes Chacha Sikes, a “millennial” technologist and “nerd for nature,” explains the need for a new, digital, interactive California water atlas, which is now being built by hackers and makers modeled on the original California Water Atlas published in the 1970s. © 2013 by the Regents of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 11–13.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Chris Plakos Los Angeles Department of Water and Power public relations officer Chris Plakos describes how the Los Angeles Aqueduct works, from its headwaters near Big Springs to the Los Angeles Aqueduct filtration plant in Sylmar. Transcribed from Kim Stringfellow’s There It Is—Take It...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Bob; Rob Sipchen Should Los Angeles continue to exist? In this anxious love letter, father and son Angelenos and environmentalists Bob and Rob Sipchen decide their city's fate. The Sipchens examine Los Angeles' history of water appropriation, race relations, riots, suburban sprawl, and urban...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 22–27.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Chad Ress A photographic essay by photographer Chad Ress of the Center for Social Cohesion explores the social uses and value of water on each end of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Chad Ress photography water Los Angeles Aqueduct...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 50–59.
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) 3 (3): 60–67.
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 (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Howard V. Hendrix This essay explores the ways we talk about water and fire in California, how that discussion is shaped by larger ecological and economic concerns, and how those concerns in turn shape exurban development in the state. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California. All...