Comprehensive Flood-control Plans on H.R. 9640: Hearings Before the Committee on Flood Control, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, Third Session, on H.R. 9640, a Bill Authorizing the Construction of Certain Public Works on Rivers and Harbors for Flood Control, and for Other Purposes. March 18 to April 9, 1940
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - Flood control - 1024 pages
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Page 524 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following work of improvement is hereby adopted and authorized, to be prosecuted under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 812 - 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 302 - June 28, 1938, approved the general comprehensive plan for flood control and other purposes in the upper Mississippi River Basin described in the Flood Control Committee Document No. 1, Seventy-fifth Congress, first session, with such modifications thereof as in the discretion of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers may be advisable...
Page 728 - That penstocks or other similar facilities adapted to possible future use in the development of hydroelectric power shall be installed in any dam herein authorized when approved by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers and of the Federal Power Commission.
Page 764 - June 22, 1936, shall be construed to include channel and major drainage improvements, and that hereafter Federal investigations and improvements of rivers and other waterways for flood control and allied purposes shall be under the jurisdiction of and shall be prosecuted by the War Department under the direction of the Secretary of War and supervision of the Chief of Engineers...
Page 484 - Chairman and gentlemen, the Board of Supervisors of the Los Angeles County Flood Control District has directed me to appear before this committee to report the flood control needs of our area for fiscal year 1967. At the outset of this statement, I should like to emphasize that we are...
Page 239 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL, Washington, DC The committee met at 10 a.
Page 702 - ... the reports of the District and Division Engineers and the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors. Outdoor recreation plans for the Sixes Bridge, Verona, Town Creek, and North Mountain reservoir projects were prepared by the National Park Service in connection with the 1963 Baltimore District Engineers