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The Watermaster of the San Gabriel Basin

The L.A. Arboretum in Arcadia, Calif.
The L.A. Arboretum in Arcadia, Calif.
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Here's a cool job title: Watermaster.

They're not superheroes, and they don't walk around with divining rods searching for precious H2O.

Their job sounds simple, but it's pretty complicated. Tony Zampiello is the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster, and he explains more about his work.