A People’s History of the Inland Empire Digital Archive

Joe Arredondo Water Interview

Item

Title

Joe Arredondo Water Interview

Identifier

2019.003.005

Type

Sound

Description

1999 interview with Joe Arredondo April 30, 1999, focusing specifically on water as Arredondo is the water man for the Greenspot Mutual and Greenspot Mutual Well in addition to being the treasurer and secretary for the water companies. He describes how he diverts the water, the process of shares, the use of Mundi water during dry years, and the growing cost of maintaining the pipes. He discusses the division of water between cities like Highland, Mentone, Redlands, Colton, as well as Riverside and Orange County.

Subject

Water Rights
Eminent Domain
Agribusiness
Citrus Fruit Industry

Spatial Coverage

Redlands (Calif.); Inland Empire (Calif.); Highway 38 (Calif.)

Temporal Coverage

1930s-1990

Creator

Antonio Vasquez

Date

April 30, 1999

Contributor

Arredondo, Joe

Format

Audio Cassette

Language

English

Rights

Copyright Undetermined

Duration

Side A: 31:25
Side B: 19:25
Total: 00:50:50