Los Angeles River, Now A Beautiful Concrete Channel, Happy Tuesday:(

by Rachelle Hruska · March 23, 2010

CRY ME ONE   Once the city’s main water source, the Los Angeles River is now a concrete channel fed by storm drains. City residents rely on water piped in from hundreds of miles away.

Less a river, more a channel.

(Photo: Edward Burtynsky / National Geographic via the Boston Globe)