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APPENDIX V

Resolution Adopted At The Semiannual Assembly Of The International Good Neighbor Council, El Paso-juarez, November 1, 1958

Whereas recent flooding on the Rio Grande has again proved the necessity for Diablo Dam as a means of controlling floods, providing additional conservation storage, and minimizing property damage and loss of life; and

Whereas the feasibility report of the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission has been completed and the State Board of Water Engineers of Texas has recommended this project and the Governor of Texas has given it his approval: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the International Good Neighbor Council go on record as supporting immediate authorization and appropriation of moneys by the respective Governments to build this necessary project in order that the danger of future disasters may be averted, and that the fullest and most complete utilization of the waters of the Rio Grande from Fort Quitman to the Gulf of Mexico be realized; and be it further

Resolved, That the International Good Neighbor Council recognizes that water users on both sides of the border, both upstream and downstream from the proposed Diablo damsite, must be assured their respective share of the waters of this international stream.

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