Hearings Before the Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands of the House of Representatives April 23: June 1 and 8, 1910
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - Irrigation - 189 pages
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50 second-feet acre-feet acres additional amount applications approved association authorized Average annual rainfall begun building canal capacities capacities less carried cent CHAIRMAN charge City completed construction contract cost Counties crop developed distribution diversion drainage basin elevation engineer estimated expenditures expense fact farm feet feet above sea fiscal fund given Government greater HITCHCOCK inches increase Interior irrigable area irrigable land June labor Lake lateral length LOCATION March matter maximum height Mexico miles miles with capacities necessary NEWELL North notice opened operation Ownership paid payments plans plant portion possible practically present Principal pumping Railroad received reclamation act Reclamation Service reservoir result River sea level season Secretary shares showing soil spillway statement storage taken tion unit Valley water supply water users water-right whole project
Page 79 - President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.
Page 8 - as used in this act shall be understood to mean that certain act of the Congress of the United States approved June 17, 1902, entitled ' An act appropriating the receipts from the sale and disposal of public lands in •certain States and Territories to the construction of irrigation works for the reclamation of arid lands,' and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Page 67 - That all moneys received from the sale and disposal of public lands in Arizona, California, Colorado. Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico...
Page 68 - That in all patents for lands hereafter taken up under any of the land laws of the United States, or on entries or claims validated by this Act, west of the one hundredth meridian, it shall be expressed that there is reserved from lands in said patent described a right of way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States.
Page 64 - That it is hereby declared to be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior in carrying out the provisions of this act, so far as the same may be practicable and subject to the existence of feasible irrigation projects, to expend the major portion of the funds arising from the sale of public lands within each State and Territory hereinbefore named for the benefit of arid and semiarid lands within the limits of such State or Territory...
Page 168 - ... the waters of the Milk River, or so much of such amount as constitutes three-fourths of its natural flow, and that Canada is entitled to a prior appropriation of 500 cubic feet per second of the flow of St. Mary River, or so much of such amount as constitutes three fourths of its natural flow.
Page 117 - ... shall give public notice of the lands irrigable under such project and limit of area per entry, which limit shall represent the acreage which, in the opinion of the Secretary, may be reasonably required for the support of a family upon the lands in question...
Page 77 - Treaty is word for word as follows: The United States of America and His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of.
Page 131 - ... a failure to make any two payments when due shall render the entry subject to cancellation, with the forfeiture of all rights under this Act, as well as of any moneys already paid thereon.