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Pure Water from Many Sources

 
 
Pure Water from Many Sources Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
1. Pure Water from Many Sources Marker
Inscription.  Water to nourish the City of Los Angeles now comes hundreds of miles via two great aqueducts — from the Owens River of the high sierra and the Colorado River — as well as locally from the Los Angeles River basin, original source of the old Zanja Madre (Mother Ditch)that flowed nearby. This fountain can serve you pure water from any of these resources.
 
Erected 1964 by the Department of Water and Power, City of Los Angeles.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 34° 3.459′ N, 118° 14.265′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Olvera Street south of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, on the right when traveling north. It is near the fountain. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zanja Madre (here, next to this marker); Pelanconi House (a few steps from this marker); Old Winery (a few steps from this marker); Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid (a few steps
Pure Water from Many Sources and Zanja Madre Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
2. Pure Water from Many Sources and Zanja Madre Markers
This marker is in the foreground. The Zanja Madre marker is closer to the fountain.
from this marker); Sepulveda House (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of Commander Robert Field Stockton (within shouting distance of this marker); Pelanconi Warehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hammel Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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