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comprehensive flood control plan for the Ohio River Basin. This act modified the previous plan within the Loạisville District to include flood protection works at Taylorsville, Ky., and on Rough River and tributaries, Ky., in accordance with recommendations of the Chief of Engineers in Senate Document No. 105, Seventyeighth Congress, first session, and House Document No. 535, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, respectively, and to exclude construction of the Shoals Reservoir, Ind., pending submission and adoption by Congress of the report authorized in the Flood Control Act of August 11, 1939.

The following is a list of the individual projects considered in the comprehensive plan within the confines of the Louisville, Ky., district.

Local protection projects

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1 Details of this project are given in individual report. 2 See Annual Report for 1942 for last report showing details of this project. 3 Substitute project for Belknap, Karnak, and Ullin, Ill. * See Annual Report for 1944 for last report showing details of this project.

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Local cooperation. See page 5 for requirements.

Operations and results during fiscal year.–Operations during the fiscal year consisted of the making of surveys and project plans for the development of the general comprehensive plan for flood control in the Ohio River Basin.

The costs during the fiscal year were $141,273.04 from regular funds for new work. The expenditures were $130,674.89.

Condition at end of fiscal year.–Surveys and project plans for the development of the general comprehensive plan for food control in the Ohio River Basin were well advanced. The status of the projects selected for construction under this authorization is given in individual reports..

The total costs to the end of the fiscal year were $570,518.55 from regular funds and $421.71 from Emergency Relief funds, a total of $570,940.26, all for new work. The expenditures were $559,920.40 from regular funds and $421.71 from Emergency Relief funds, a total of $560,342.11.

Proposed operations.—The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, amounting to $377,012.97, will be applied to continuing surveys, hydraulic studies, project plans and preparation of plans and specifications for the development of the general comprehensive plan.

The additional sum of $50,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947 for the continued development of the general comprehensive plan.

Cost and financial summary Cost of new work to June 30, 1945

$570, 940. 26 Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945

1570, 940. 26 Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945

10, 598. 15 Net total expenditures

* 560, 342. 11 Unexpended balance June 30, 1945

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377, 012. 97 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

*937, 355. 08

Fiscal year ending June 30

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

$101, 257. 94

$42, 124.88

$22, 446. 36

$26, 529. 16

$141, 273.04

Cost of new work.
Cost of maintenance
Total expended..
Allotted

98, 410.91

43, 994. 28

24, 030. 78

26, 520. 16

130, 674. 89

-230, 291. 43

-52, 500.00

23,000.00

80, 774. 80

416,000.00

* Includes $421.71 Emergency Relief funds.

$91, 687.86

Balance unexpended July 1, 1944
Amount allotted from War Department Civil Ap-

propriation Act approved Apr. 28, 1942- $236, 000.00 Amount allotted from War Department Civil Ap

propriation Act approved Mar. 31, 1945. 180,000.00

416, 000.00 507, 687.86

Amount to be accounted for
Gross amount expended
Less reimbursements collected

$131, 593. 86

918. 97

Balance unexpended June 30, 1945
Outstanding liabilities June 30, 1945

Unobligated balance available June 30, 1945
Amount that can be profitably expended in fiscal year ending

June 30, 1947 for new work

130, 674. 89 377, 012.97

10, 661. 55 366, 351. 42

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50, 000.00

2 Exclusive of available funds.

24. EMERGENCY FLOOD-CONTROL WORK UNDER AUTHORITY OF

THE FLOOD CONTROL ACT APPROVED AUGUST 18, 1941 The Flood Control Act approved August 18, 1941, authorized the allotment from flood-control appropriations of not to exceed $1,000,000 for any one fiscal year to be expended in rescue work, or in the repair or maintenance of any flood-control work threatened or destroyed by flood.

No operations were conducted during the fiscal year under authority of this act.

The credits to this account during the fiscal year were $10,506.06 on costs and $5,565.51 on expenditures due to reimbursement of this account for work determined to be properly chargeable to funds made available under authority of the act approved May 29, 1944. The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, $11,885.11, will be applied to the repair and restoration of levees and flood control works as needed.

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

$38, 114.89 Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945

38, 114. 89 Net total expenditures

38, 114.89 Unexpended balance June 30, 1945

11, 885. 11 Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

50,000.00

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25. EMERGENCY FLOOD CONTROL WORK UNDER AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC LAWS NOS. 138 AND 318, SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

AND PUBLIC LAW NO. 75, SÉVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS Because of the heavy demand for emergency repair work to flood control structures damaged or destroyed by the disastrous floods which occurred in 1943, 1944, and 1945, Congress, in the acts approved July 12, 1943' (Public, No. 138, 78th Cong.), May 29, 1944 (Public, No. 318, 78th Cong.) and June 5, 1945 (Public, No. 75, 79th Cong.) authorized the amounts of $10,000,000, $12,000,000, and $12,000,000, respectively, to be appropriated as emergency funds 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 have been threatened or destroyed by the recent floods.

Operations during the fiscal year consisted of flood emergency operations and repair and restoration of following levees in the Wabash River Basin damaged by the floods of 1943 and 1944: Niblack, Adams, Hillcrest Farm, Culhertson, Landersdale, Cheek and Son, Delphi, Lewis Township, Hollenbeck, Blocksom and Jenckes, Raccoon, Donnelly, Van Hoy, Gibson County, Granny Tweedle, County Line and Old Canal, Kolmer, Old Canal (Clay County), Shafer and Sayre (18 percent complete at end of fiscal year 1945).

The total costs during the fiscal year were $191,428.05, and the expenditures were $187,182.99.

The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, plus an allotment of $43,400 made in July pursuant to the act approved June 5, 1945, will be applied to accounts payable and to the repair, restoration, and strengthening of levees and other flood control works made necessary by the floods in the spring of 1943, 1944, and 1945.

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

$880, 017. 29

880, 017. 29

5, 105. 89

Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945 Undistributed costs June 30, 1945

Net total cost to June 30, 1945 Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945

Net total expenditures L'nexpended balance June 30, 1945

Total amount appropriated to June 30, 1945

885, 123. 18

7, 746. 26

877, 376. 92 88, 517. 52

965, 894. 44

Fiscal year ending June 30

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

$688, 589. 24

$191, 428.05

Cost of new work.
Cost of maintenance.
Total expended
Allotted

690, 193.93

187, 182.99

712, 494.44

253, 400.00

$22, 300. 51

Balance unexpended July 1, 1944
Amount allotted from Second Deficiency Appropriation Act,

June 28, 1944

253, 400.00

275, 700.51

Amount to be accounted for
Gross amount expended
Less reimbursements collected

$188, 482. 22

1, 299. 23

187, 182.99

88, 517.52 8,013. 22

Balance unexpended June 30, 1945 Outstanding liabilities June 30, 1945

Balance available June 30, 1945 Amount allotted in July 1945

Unobligated balance available for fiscal year 1946

80, 504.30 43, 400.00

123, 904. 30

26. PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS, SURVEYS, AND

CONTINGENCIES FOR FLOOD CONTROL The costs during the fiscal year were $99,255.73. The expenditures were $98,293.09.

The balance unexpended on June 30, 1945, amounting to $105,860.22, will be applied to payment of accounts payable and expenses to be incurred under this heading.

The additional sum of $98,000 can be profitably expended during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947.

Cost and financial summary
Cost of new work to June 30, 1945
Cost of maintenance to June 30, 1945

Total cost of permanent work to June 30, 1945
Minus accounts payable June 30, 1945

$713, 389.66

713, 389. 66 11, 715. 15

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