Flood Control Plans and New Projects: 1943 and 1944 Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, First[-second] Session on H.R. 4485, a Bill Authorizing the Construction of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Flood Control, and for Other Purposes, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1944 - Flood control
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Page 660 - California, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plans contained in House Document Numbered 630, Seventy-sixth Congress, third session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 628 - No expenditures for the construction of any new project, new division of a project, or new supplemental works on a project shall be made, nor shall estimates be submitted therefor, by the Secretary until after he has made an investigation thereof and has submitted to the President and to the Congress his report and findings on — (1) the engineering feasibility of the proposed construction ; (2) the estimated cost of the proposed construction ; (3) the part of the estimated cost which can properly...
Page 628 - If the proposed construction is found by the Secretary to have engineering feasibility and if the repayable and returnable allocations to irrigation, power, and municipal water supply or other miscellaneous purposes found by the Secretary to be proper, together with any allocation to flood control or navigation...
Page 423 - States, shall at all times be controlled by such reasonable rules and regulations in the interest of navigation, including the control of the level of the pool caused by such dam or diversion structure as may be made from time to time by the Secretary of War.
Page 669 - STATE OF CALIFORNIA, County of Tulare, ss: I, Gladys Stewart, county clerk and ex-officio clerk of the board of supervisors, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true, and correct copy of...
Page 660 - Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: ***** Sec.
Page 536 - Mr. Chairman. I want to express my appreciation to you and to the members of the committee for the privilege of being here with you this morning, and I would like permission to revise and extend my remarks.
Page 548 - I ask that it be incorporated in the record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, that will be done. (The...
Page 628 - In the event such contracts are made for furnishing water for irrigation purposes, the costs of any irrigation water distribution works constructed by the United States in connection with the new project, new division of a project, or supplemental works on a project, shall be covered by a repayment contract entered into pursuant to said subsection (d) The provisions of this section are now the subject of controversy.
Page 794 - Authority to construct should be understood to include authority to make modifications of the plans, to construct the reservoir at Federal cost, and to make arrangements for payment by the State or other responsible agency to the United States for the conservation storage when used.