Prices; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
Big Pine Water Association; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Los Angeles; Water-supply--California--Management; Myers, Minnie; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles;
Big Pine Water Association (BPWA) was incorporated in 1915, and its bylaws were adopted in 1916. Capital stock of the corporation was $4,000 dollars, divided into 4000 shares at one dollar per share.