Federal-State Water Rights: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eighty-eighth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1275, a Bill to Clarify the Relationship of Interests of the United States and of the States in the Use of the Waters of Certain Streams ...

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Page 118 - That nothing in this Act shall be construed as affecting or intended to affect or to in any way interfere with the laws of any State or Territory relating to the control, appropriation, use or distribution of water used in irrigation, or any vested right acquired thereunder...
Page 302 - ... injures or damages the possession of any settler on the public domain, the party committing such injury or damage shall be liable to the party injured for such injury or damage.
Page 291 - ... by the people of the United States? We think it demonstrable that it does not. Those powers are not given by the people of a single state. They are given by the people of the United States to a government whose laws, made in pursuance of the constitution, are declared to be supreme. Consequently, the people of a single state cannot confer a sovereignty which will extend over them.
Page 319 - Provided, however, That no charge shall be made for water or for the use, storage, or delivery of water for irrigation or water for potable purposes in the Imperial or Coachella Valleys...
Page 333 - Board so acts, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of a resolution adopted...
Page 25 - The power of the Government to reserve the waters and exempt them from appropriation under the state laws is not denied, and could not be.
Page 308 - Investigation and establishment of water rights in accordance with local custom, laws, and decisions of courts, including the acquisition of water rights or of lands or interests in lands or rights-of-way for use and protection of water rights necessary or beneficial in the administration and public use of the national parks and monuments.
Page 49 - Banks made before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs on March 21, and would like to speak from that if I may.
Page 104 - Michigan shall be, and is hereby, declared to be one of the United States of America, and is hereby admitted into the Union upon an equal footing with the original States, in all respects...
Page 6 - The use for navigation, in connection with the operation and maintenance of such works herein authorized for construction, of waters arising in States lying wholly or party west of the ninety-eighth meridian shall be only such use as does not conflict with any beneficial consumptive use, present or future, in States lying wholly or partly west of the ninety-eighth meridian, of such waters for domestic, municipal, stock water, irrigation, mining, or industrial purposes.

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