The Hoover Dam Documents

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) - 168 pages
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Page 44 - That for the purpose of controlling the floods, improving navigation and regulating the flow of the Colorado River, providing for storage and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof for reclamation of public lands and other beneficial uses exclusively within the United States, and for the generation of electrical energy as a means of making the project herein authorized a self-supporting and financially solvent undertaking...
Page A-186 - River compact hereinafter mentioned, is hereby authorized to construct, operate, and maintain a dam and incidental works in the main stream of the Colorado River at Black Canyon or Boulder Canyon adequate to create a storage reservoir of a capacity of not less than twenty million acre-feet of water...
Page A-94 - And the powers of the General Government, and of the State, although both exist and are exercised within the same territorial limits, are yet separate and distinct sovereignties, acting separately and independently of each other, within their respective spheres.
Page A-94 - And we have already had occasion to remark at this term, that " the people of each state compose a state, having its own government, and endowed with all the functions essential to separate and independent existence," and that "without the states in union, there could be no such political body as the United States.
Page A-402 - First, for river regulation, improvement of navigation, and flood control ; second, for irrigation and domestic uses and satisfaction of present perfected rights in pursuance of Article VIII of said Colorado River compact ; and third, for power.
Page A-24 - America and of which a duly certified copy shall be forwarded to the Governor of each of the signatory States. Done at the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, this twenty-fourth day of November, AD one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two.
Page A-770 - There is hereby apportioned from the Colorado River system in perpetuity to the upper basin and to the lower basin, respectively, the exclusive beneficial consumptive use of 7,500,000 acre-feet of water per annum, which shall include all water necessary for the supply of any rights which may now exist.
Page A-349 - No Member of or Delegate to Congress or Resident Commissioner shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract or to any benefit that may arise herefrom, but this restriction shall not be construed to extend to this contract if made with a corporation or company for its general benefit.
Page A-753 - That for the purpose of controlling floods, improving navigation, regulating the flow of the streams of the United States, providing for storage and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof, for the reclamation of public lands * * * and other beneficial uses, and for the generation of electric energy as a means of financially aiding and assisting such undertakings, the projects known as Parker Dam...
Page A-762 - Nothing herein shall be construed as interfering with such rights as the States now have, either to the waters within their borders or to adopt such policies and enact such laws as they may deem necessary with respect to the appropriation, control, and use of waters within their borders, except as modified by the Colorado River compact or other interstate agreement.

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