Mississippi River Flood Control, Morganza Floodway: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session on S. 3354, a Bill to Amend the Act Entitled "An Act to Amend the Act Entitled 'An Act for the Control of Floods on the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries ... "

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938 - Flood control - 177 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 2 - 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 1 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the 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 10 - An Act for the control of floods on the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and for other purposes...
Page 2 - That hereafter no money appropriated under authority of this 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...
Page 3 - The 1928 act authorized $5,000,000 which has been exhausted and the 1936 act authorized $15,000,000 to replenish these funds to be allocated by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in rescue work or in the repair and maintenance of any flood-control work on any tributaries of the Mississippi River threatened or destroyed by flood heretofore or hereafter occurring.
Page 165 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the project for the flood control of the Mississippi River in its alluvial valley...
Page 2 - States, all alterations of highways made necessary because of the construction of the authorized reservoirs, and meet all damages because of such highway alterations, and have agreed also to furnish without cost to the United States all lands and easements necessary to the construction of levees and drainage ditches constructed under this project: Provided, That the reservoirs for control of headwater flow of the Yazoo River system may be located by the Chief of Engineers, in his discretion: And...
Page 3 - States all lands, easements, and rights-of-way necessary for the construction of the project, except as otherwise provided herein; (b) hold and save the United States free from damages due to the construction works; (c) maintain and operate all the works after completion in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army...
Page 4 - West Atchafalaya Floodway in connection with roads and other public utilities owned by States or other political subdivisions shall be provided without cost to the United States upon condition that the United States shall provide suitable crossings, including surfacing of like character, over floodway guide-line levees for all improved roads in...
Page 3 - That the unexpended and unallotted balance of said sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, may be allotted by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers...

Bibliographic information