Science: Waterboys

Most citizens east of the Rockies get badly mixed up on their dams and few of them care. But the queer-looking drawing below, in addition to representing bread-in-the-mouths of Californians, shows something oddly unique in man's continual fretting & fussing with his environment.

The Colorado River Aqueduct will lift a river higher than any river has ever been lifted before. It will divert a billion gallons a day of the copious Colorado River and lift that water 1,600 ft.—a small mountain's height — and drop it down again 340 miles from where it...

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