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Title
Flowing Well, Beaumont
Creator
BLD
Publication Information
Beaumont Library District
Contributing Institution
Beaumont Library District
Collection
Beaumont Library District
Rights Information
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Description
Following the purchase of the Beaumont Land and Water Company by the Beaumont Irrigation District, the District began exploring for water in the Edgar Canyon area. Through the 1920’s and into the 1930’s, approximately 35 holes were drilled in the canyon area. With the exploration that occurred, the District located a number of faults or groundwater barriers which caused water to pool underground upstream of the fault. Pumping equipment installed upstream of the faults allowed the District to develop small producing wells. There are currently 13 wells pumping in Edgar Canyon that have been added through the years. This photo shows a group of town folks who were encouraged to come view a new flowing well.
Type
image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/c8765dpk
CBEA_063
89-01-71d
Subject
Water
Public utility companies
Aqueducts
Pipes (Conduits)
Pumping stations
Water pumps
Water supply
Wells
Place
Beaumont, CA

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