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[Irrigation and reclamation of arid lands.]

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands

[Irrigation and reclamation of arid lands.]

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation,
  • Maps,
  • Reclamation of land

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS.misdoc.84
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15998895M

    Project lands lie in the Bear Creek Basin. Specifically, lands in the Medford Irrigation District lie along both sides of Bear Creek, extending from Phoenix northwest (downstream) to Medford, west to Jacksonville and Central Point, and east to the slope of Roxy Ann Peak. Rogue River Valley Irrigation District lands also lie along both.   The Yuma Reclamation Project is an original and significant contribution to our understanding of federal reclamation endeavors in the West. It provides new and fascinating information about the history of the Yuma Valley and, as a case study of irrigation policy, it offers compelling insights into the history and consequences of water Brand: University of Nevada Press.


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[Irrigation and reclamation of arid lands.] by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands Download PDF EPUB FB2

United States Reclamation Service. Irrigation projects of the U.S. Reclamation Service. Washington: Department of the Interior, U.S. Reclamation Service: Government Printing Office, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

The Projects and Facilities Database is the new electronic presentation (replacing Dataweb) of the Bureau of Reclamation's Project Data Book. Compilations of this kind of information have been published beginning in under the title Summarized Data on Federal Reclamation Projects and continued until as Reclamation Project Data.

Part A of the book, is a review of surface mined land reclamation technology. This review is specific to mined lands in the arid/semiarid western USA.

Subjects addressed include mining techniques, mine spoil handling and grading, topsoil handling, seed bed preparation, seeding and planting, and. Though focused mainly on the present state of affairs in California’s Great Central Valley, the book ranges widely over the course of its plus pages, managing to Author: Gary Krist.

The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River - Kindle edition by Sauder, Robert. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River.5/5(1). Get this from a library. Report of the Special committee of the United States Senate on the irrigation and reclamation of arid lands.

Vol. - Rocky Mountain Region and Great Plains, Part [United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on the Irrigation and. Report of the Special committee of the United States Senate on the irrigation and reclamation of arid lands Volume 2 Paperback – March 6, by United States. Congress. Lands (Author) Be the first to review this item.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and Author: United States. Congress. Lands. This book provides an overview of arid and semi-arid lands conditions, their general characteristics, methods of management, conservation, exploitation, and reclamation. Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countries: Environmental Problems and Effects covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Arid Land Irrigation, held in Alexandria, Egypt on February This book is organized into eight sections encompassing 46 chapters.

Representative Francis G. Newlands of Nevada, who later served in the Senate, authored legislation that led to the construction of major dams, reservoirs, and canals for irrigation. Sales of public lands for farming financed the projects.

Known as the Newlands Reclamation Act, the legislation brought thousands of acres under cultivation in 16 western states and territories. This book provides an overview of arid and semi-arid lands conditions, their general characteristics, methods of management, conservation, exploitation and reclamation.

It also focuses on how to utilize the potential of arid lands with the minimum manipulation and alteration. United States Congress. House. Committee On Irrigation Of Arid Lands. () Hearings relating to the reclamation of the arid lands of the United States.

Washington, Govt. Print. Off. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, The Reclamation Act (also known as the Lowlands Reclamation Act or National Reclamation Act) of (Pub.L.

57–) is a United States federal law that funded irrigation projects for the arid lands of 20 states in the American West. The act at first covered only 13 of the western states as Texas had no federal lands.

Texas was added later by a special act passed in Enacted by: the 57th United States Congress. The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Land reclamation, the process of improving lands to make them suitable for a more intensive use.

Reclamation efforts may be concerned with the improvement of rainfall-deficient areas by irrigation, the removal of detrimental constituents from salty or alkali lands, the diking and draining of tidal marshes, the smoothing and revegetation of.

(33) RECLAMATION ACT. GENERAL ACTS. An Act Appropriating the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vrvited States of America in Congress assemhled.

The Reclamation Act of created the U.S. Reclamation Service (later changed to Bureau of Reclamation) and committed the Federal Government to construct and maintain “irrigation works for the storage, diversion and development of waters”--meaning dams, reservoirs, and canals--to irrigate arid and semiarid lands in 16 Western states and.

CHAP. An Act To promote the reclamation of arid lands. PtubLe No. a Be it enacted by the Senate and B ouse f Representatives of the United t rieati d States of America in Congress assembled, That when in any State of Publlandswitin, the United States.

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br Nervy V/ll in. irrigation and salt-threatened arid land reclamation and management provided the guiding principles for develop-ment of irrigation throughout the western U.S. from (with passage of the Reclamation Act) to the close of the 20th century (3).

The science of irrigated agriculture and arid zone soil science in general relied heavily on theCited by: 2. The Arid Lands was originally published as Report on the Lands of the Arid Regions of the United States in Wallace Stegner ( - 93) is the author of The Gathering of Zion and Mormon Country, both available in Bison Books editions.

John Wesley Powell's arid lands report was the first to argue that the American West could not support a conventional system of agriculture and that its lands could not sustain unlimited development. He recognized that water was a more precious resource than land, that rainfall could never support agriculture in the region, and that controlled irrigation offered the best use of its natural.

Irrigation water applied, rainfall, and crop jields in Oregon and California.__ 46 INTRODUCTION This is the fifth and final report of a series dealing with the irrigation requirements of crops in the arid and semiarid lands of Western States (Í7, 18, 21, 22)} The term '^irrigation requirement of arable land'' is.

The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River [Robert Sauder]. In the arid American West, settlement was generally contingent on the availability of water to irrigate crops and maintain liveAuthor: Robert Sauder.

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Hanson (page images at HathiTrust) United States. Federal reclamation laws annotated: a chronological compilation of the public statutes of the United States relating to the federal irrigation of arid lands: with notes of decisions of the courts, the comptroller, the comptroller general, the attorney general, the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation / (Washington: U.S.

Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countries: Environmental Problems and Effects covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Arid Land Irrigation, held in Alexandria, Egypt on February This book is organized into eight sections encompassing 46 Edition: 1.

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Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'The Politics of Reclamation: California, the Federal Government, and the Origins of the Boulder Canyon Act: A Second. The United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has jurisdiction over matters related to energy and nuclear waste policy, territorial policy, native Hawaiian matters, and public lands.

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In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our : United States Geological Survey. A Treatise on the Law of Irrigation and Water Rights and the Arid Region Doctrine of Appropriation of Waters as the Same is in Force in the States of the Arid and Semi-arid Regions of the United States: And Also Including an Abstract of the Statutes of the Respective States, and the Decisions of the Courts Relating to Those Subjects, Volume 1.

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military training lands are located in arid and semi-arid areas. Training activities in such areas frequently adversely affect vegetation, damaging plants and reducing the resilience of vegetation to recover once disturbed.

Pitcher Irrigation Technique for Arid and Semi-arid Zones / In book: Dry Land Resources and Technology (pp - ) The extent of improvement of water management in. Others would emulate their success in irrigation in the arid West. William E. Smythe, author and advocate for western reclamation, promoted the Mormon Pioneers’ success in his quest to reclaim the arid West.

He was a national spokesman for developing the arid lands west of the hundredth meridian\1. East of this line there is generally.

Congress passes what is known as the Right of Way Act, permitting the use of rights of way through forest reserves and national parks for electrical power, telephone and telegraph communication, and irrigation and water supply.

Theodore Roosevelt becomes President of the United States upon the death of President McKinley on Septem and conservation becomes a cornerstone of his. ARID LAND I R R I G A T I O N AND SOIL F E R T I L I T Y: P R O B L E M S O F SALINITY, ALKALINITY, C O M P A C T I O N by V.

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