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The Salton Sea and Imperial Dam on the Colorado River; working together to prevent future floods!

An abandoned home in Bombay Beach, caused when flood waters reached almost to the home’s ceilings. Skeleton of luxury trailer home, mired in mud, at Bombay Beach Resort. The floods of 1976 and 1977, trailer homes under water along former shores of Salton Sea. The Great Flood of 1906, railroad tracks completely washed out between […]

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Traveling the US southern tier, California to Florida with frugal budget and teardrop trailer! (Part 1 of 4 installments)

  An abandoned trailer home in Salton Sea Beach, ruined when the lake overflowed and flooded all the resort towns in 1976/77. These huge settling ponds remove sediment from Colorado River at Imperial Dam, before the cleaner water is sent to the Imperial Valley. Army tank used in Gulf War graces the Yuma Proving Grounds. […]

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Imperial Dam on Colorado River feeds ag in Imperial Valley and SoCal cities

These four massive de-silting ponds help remove most of the silt/dirt carried by the mighty Colorado, before the cleaner water is shipped to California’s Imperial Valley and SoCal cities. The All-American Canal carries Colorado River water west to the Imperial Valley and Southern California. We recently made a two-week tour of desert California and Arizona.  […]

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