Irrigation in Orange County

Irrigation in Orange County (HM14FR)

Location: Yorba Linda, CA 92887 Orange County
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N 33° 52.159', W 117° 42.821'

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Water from the Santa Ana River was largely responsible for the transformation of this arid valley into productive agricultural land. Irrigation companies in Orange County were in operation as early as the 1860s. The two largest were the Santa Ana Valley Irrigation Company and the Anaheim Union Water Company, operating into the 1970s. This headgate was used by the SAVI to divert water from canal to orchard.
HM NumberHM14FR
Marker Number40
Year Placed1992
Placed ByOrange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 6:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 433991 N 3747895
Decimal Degrees33.86931667, -117.71368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.159', W 117° 42.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 9.54" N, 117° 42' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31 Santa Ana River Trail, Yorba Linda CA 92887, US
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