By: ALEX BREITLER

Dr. Dirt loaned me his 1979 California Water Atlas. He might have seen my recent post about the latest edition of the voluminous California Water Plan.

Dale’s hardcover atlas is a treasure. Folded inside is an Oct. 24, 1979 letter from the state Office of Planning and Research (under then- and soon-to-be Gov. Jerry Brown) describing the atlas as “the State’s most ambitious cartographic undertaking” which took more than a year and one-half to assemble.

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