Leadership

Gigantic Water Plant in Pasadena.

Issue 11 and Volume 49.

Gigantic Water Plant in Pasadena. A $9,000,000 water project to divert 7,000 miners’ inches of water from the Majavc River to Pasadena, Cal., and towns and cities along a route from San Bernardino, is the plan proposed by the committee on outside supply of the hoard of trade water committee after a trip on the desert. The committee sent J. B. Coulston, its chairman, Judge W. S. Harbert, a prominent member, and Engineers T. D. Allin and Ezra Seottergood to investigate the Mojave project. Both engineers declare the project not only teas ible, but one which would work great benefits. It is proposed to turn the waters of the Mojave, now emptying themselves onto the desert, where they tire totally wasted, and carry them in a huge aqueduct, to the south side of the San Bernardino range. “It will cost approximately $6,000,000 to tunnel through the range of mountains and…

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