There was too much water drained from the reservoir

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There was too much water drained from the reservoir and they no longer had enough water needed to keep the ground damp, which reduces the amount of dust Owens Lake is a mostly dry lake in the Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada. Unlike most dry lakes in the Basin and Range Province that have been dry for thousands of years, Owens held significant water until 1913, when much of the Owens River was diverted into the Los Angeles Aqueduct, causing Owens Lake to desiccate by 1926. Today, some of the flow of the river has been restored, and the lake now contains some water. Nevertheless, as of 2013, it is the largest single source of dust pollution in the United States.
Question 13 0 / 1 pts According to the Mays reading, what technology was invented during the Hellenistic period to take the place of free surface water flow?
Inverted siphons You Answered Aqueducts Canals Greek aqueducts generally operated by free surface flow. However, during the Hellenistic period, the scientific progress in understanding hydrostatics and the water and air pressure (due to Archimedes, Hero of Alexandria and others; Koutsoyiannis et al. 2007a and this issue) allowed the construction of inverted siphons at large scales (lengths of kilometers, hydraulic heads of hundreds of meters). Question 14 1 / 1 pts Historically, the Owens Valley has provided _____ percent of the water for Los Angeles.
This narrowly defined arid valley about seventy-five miles long lying adjacent to the majestic Eastern Sierra has historically provided, through the surface flow diversions and sustained groundwater pumping of nearly 100 years, up to 75 percent of Los Angeles' annual water supply. Quiz Score: 9 out of 14 Previous Next Submission Details:

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