Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, Part 1, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Harbors

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Page 8 - Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and energy in such manner as to encourage the most widespread use thereof at the lowest possible rates to consumers consistent with sound business principles, the rate schedules to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 879 - 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 101 - Channel subject to the condition that responsible local agencies furnish assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will : provide free of cost to the United States all necessary lands, easements, rights-of-way, and spoil-disposal areas for new work and subsequent maintenance when and as required ; construct concurrently fche necessary bulkheads, piers, landing platforms, and service facilities which shall be open to all on equal terms : and hold and save the United States free from...
Page 40 - ... feet; and for partially closing Plum Island Basin by a timber dike about 800 feet long and 5.5 feet above mean low water; the object being to create at the outer bar a permanent channel 1,000 feet wide and at least 17 feet deep at mean low water, to enable vessels of such draft as can proceed at high tide to the wharves at Newburyport to enter the river at mean low water. The mean range of tide is 7.9 feet at the bar and 7.8 feet at Newburyport.
Page 7 - Congress to recognize the interests and rights of the States in determining the development of the watersheds within their borders and likewise their interests and rights in water utilization and control...
Page 206 - This provides for a channel 100 feet wide and 8 feet deep at mean low water from deep water in Hempstead Harbor, to the head of navigation at the city of Glen Cove, a total length of about 5,000 feet, to be protected by a sand fence along its north side where it crosses the beach.
Page 8 - Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), such additional works in connection therewith as he may deem necessary for irrigation purposes. Such irrigation works may be undertaken only after a report and findings thereon have been made by the Secretary of the Interior as provided in said Federal reclamation laws and after subsequent specific authorization of the Congress by an authorization Act; and, within the limits of the water users...
Page 912 - ... channels in navigable streams and tributaries thereof when in the opinion of the Chief of Engineers such work is advisable in the interest of flood control: Provided, That not more than $25,000 shall be allotted for this purpose for any single tributary from the appropriations for any one fiscal year.
Page 318 - Act shall be expended on the construction of any project until States, political subdivisions thereof, or other responsible local agencies have given assurances satisfactory to the Secretary of War that they will (a) provide without cost to the United States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project...
Page 205 - Existing project. — This provides for a channel 8 feet deep at mean low water and 100 feet wide from deep water in the bay to Crampton Bros.

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