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Waterworks

  1. 1. Panama Canal<br />Mulholland Aqueduct<br />The Waterworks thatbuilt the West<br />Terry Onley<br />
  2. 2. They ran outof money.<br />The French started the Canal, anddid a lot of work on it…<br />
  3. 3. The Panama Canal made it one heck ofa lot easier to get ships from the Eastcoast to the West…<br />Big, fat ships…<br />
  4. 4. Maybe that’s why folks are working hard at enlarging the Canal right now.<br />See the big celebration?That was at the start of the Canal enlargementproject.<br />Lots of balloons<br />Probably by the ownersof big, fat ships…<br />
  5. 5. William Mulholland’s LA aqueduct project brought waterto Los Angeles, creating an oasis in the desert… <br />
  6. 6. The ambitious project effectively made Los Angeleswhat it is today, as well as greening up the ImperialValley, and the pockets of many well-placed investors…<br />
  7. 7. Of course, the water had to come from somewhere,and Owens Valley, which was an oasis of sorts…<br />Not a good day.<br />Is now a desertof sorts.<br />The End<br />Owens lake on a good day…<br />
  8. 8. Sources:<br /><ul><li>All Slides, Google Images
  9. 9. Slides 2-4, “A Man, A Plan, A Canal - Panama!”
  10. 10. Slides 5-7, “Cadillac Desert”</li>

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