The cable and floats are provided for self rescue for someone who has fallen into the channel.
The California Aqueduct is a 444 mile long man made channel that carries water from northern to southern California. A typical section is concrete lined 40 feet wide with an average water depth of 30 feet.
The California Aqueduct is a key part of the Central Valley Water Project which supplies the water needs of twenty million Californians and more than six hundred thousand irrigated acres of farmland.
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