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Water- The Best Deal Around- California’s Water (126)

Huell visits two water agencies to highlight key aspects of providing reliable water services and some factors driving the cost.  2012 To purchase this episode, click here and be taken to the CalGold.com website.

California Water- California’s Gold Special #1 (001)

Constructed in the 1930s, the Colorado River Aqueduct is considered one of the greatest engineering projects in the world – bringing water to thirsty Southern Californians across over 200 miles of barren, remote desert. Starting at Lake Havasu, we trace the route the water follows through huge pipes, tunnels, canals and pumping plants. Along the  Continue Reading »

Children’s Water Festival-California’s Golden Parks (118)

Huell’s off to Irvine for the Children’s Water Education Festival sponsored by the Orange County Water District. The festival offers more than 60 interactive and fun-filled activities for elementary school students. Along with the kids, Huell learns about the environment and the important role we play in preserving one of our most precious natural resources  Continue Reading »

Colorado River Special- California’s Water (3)

Huell traces the Colorado River from Hoover Dam to Southern California and learns about the many people who depend on its water. California is only one of seven western states with interests in the river. 2003

Hollywood Reservoir- Visiting (915)

Huell gets a close look at this great Dept. of Water & Power project, officially called the Toyon Tanks. The largest of their type in the world, each tank holds 30 million gallons, and provides water for 250, 000 people each. But when the project is over, you won’t even know they’re there as they  Continue Reading »

Wedding of the Waters-California’s Gold (110)

In 1937 an amazing 3 day event took place to celebrate the opening of a new road from Lone Pine to Death Valley. Starting with a gourd full of water taken from the highest lake in the U.S. on the side of Mt. Whitney, the gourd is taken to the lowest lake in the US  Continue Reading »