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

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Harbors

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Page 833 - Congress, is hereby authorized substantially in accordance with the plans being prepared by the Chief of Engineers with such modifications thereof from time to time as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers...
Page 6 - 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 principle┐, the rate schedules -to become effective upon confirmation and approval by the Federal Power Commission.
Page 514 - Modification of the project was approved subject to the provisions that local interests furnish, free of cost to the United States, all lands, easements, and rights-of-way and...
Page 7 - That the sum of $12,000,000 is hereby authorized to be appropriated as an emergency fund to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers for the repair, restoration, and strengthening of levees and other flood-control works which...
Page 6 - Electric power and energy generated at reservoir projects under the control of the War Department and in the opinion of the Secretary of War not required in the operation of such projects shall be delivered to the Secretary of the Interior, who shall transmit and dispose of such power and...
Page 31 - ... 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. The extreme range is about 9.1 feet at the bar...
Page 6 - Hereafter, whenever the Secretary of War determines, upon recommendation by the Secretary of the Interior that any dam and reservoir project operated under the direction of the Secretary of War may be utilized for irrigation purposes, the Secretary of the Interior, is authorized to construct, operate, and maintain, under the provisions of the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17,. 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto), such additional works in connection therewith...
Page 309 - 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 864 - August 18, 1941, authorized the allotment of not to exceed $500,000 from the flood-control appropriations for any one fiscal year for the removal of accumulated snags and other debris from, and the clearing and straightening of channels in navigable streams and tributaries thereof when 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 639 - Hayne, and 2 feet at Smiths Bridge. The maximum variation due to floods is 5 feet at mouth, 8 feet at Kornegays Bridge, and 13 feet at Bannermans Bridge. The estimate of cost for new work, revised in 1930, is $61,400, of which local interests are to contribute $25,375.

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