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The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Julian Hinds Pumping Station

Julian Hinds: The pumping plant is 126 miles west of Intake. It has the highest lift of all the plants, 441 feet to an elevation of 1,807 feet. The pump motors generate 12,500 horsepower. After leaving Hinds, water flows west by gravity to Lake Mathews at a speed of 3 to 6 miles per hour.