November 3, 2015

Los Angeles Owens Valley Aqueduct


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Sunrise at Taboose Creek in Owens Valley

Sunrise on the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada, from Taboose Creek.

Taboose Creek, near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Sunrise at Taboose Creek in Owens Valley

Sunrise on the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada, from Taboose Creek.

Taboose Creek, near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Sunrise at Taboose Creek in Owens Valley

Sunrise on the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada, from Taboose Creek.

Taboose Creek, near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Morning at Taboose Creek in Owens Valley

Morning light on the eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada, from Taboose Creek.

Taboose Creek, near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

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Owens River near Aberdeen

The Owens River above the headgates of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The river upstream from this point has always flowed more or less naturally.

near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Los Angeles Aqueduct Headgates - the aqueduct

Water is diverted into the Los Angeles Aqueduct at the headgates near Aberdeen. In 1913, the first year after completion of the aqueduct, the entire river was diverted here, leaving the last 62 miles dry. Owens Lake dried up eleven years later.

near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Los Angeles Aqueduct Headgates - the river

After almost a century of acrimony, negotiation, and litigation, a portion of the available water is now released into the natural river from the headgates near Aberdeen.

near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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Los Angeles Aqueduct Headgates - emergency bypass

During periods of high river flow when the aqueduct is at capacity, excess water overflows here to flow into Owens Lake.

near Aberdeen in Owens Valley, California

November 3, 2015
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