Los Angeles River Channelization

 
 

 
In the early 1900's repeated flooding in the City of Los Angeles brought a public outcry for action to address the problems.
 

1938 Flood - Victory Blvd.

 

 
 
 
Channelization provided flood control for the increasingly developed region and a consistent path for the River course.
 

Engineers are seen using models for their
flood control projects, 1948.

 

 

Channel Construction - 1948