Gallery: Water and Life Museums Celebrates The Importance Of Water In S...

Halfway in between Hoover Dam and Los Angeles is Diamond Valley and what is now the largest man-made water storage lake in North America. Built in between two mountain ranges with huge dams on either side is the Diamond Valley lake, which holds a 6 month water supply for Los Angeles. To recognize this monumental accomplishment, a museum was built to celebrate the importance of water in the desert. The Water + Life Museum and Campus holds two museums dedicated to both water and archeology of the area. Designed by a parenership between Lehrer Architects, Gangi Design and Build of Los Angeles, the project is Certified LEED Platinum. The impressive museum boasts a huge photovoltaic system, energy efficient desert architecture and a deep commitment to education.

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