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Irrigation investigations in California.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

Irrigation investigations in California.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Governmental investigations,
  • Irrigation,
  • California

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreliminary report on irrigation investigations in California
    SeriesS.doc.108
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16061067M

    Page 36 - That when any canals are built, the State should establish a system of inspection, by which a proper construction shall be assured; that the quantity of water to be taken from a river at its mean stage, for the irrigation of a definite quantity of land, should be fixed by a reasonable rule, so that those who come later shall not find all the water taken up, and so that proper. Irrigation districts in California, / (Sacramento: State of California, Dept. of Engineering, ), by Frank Adams and Frank Adams (page images at HathiTrust) An Act to Extend Certain Contracts between the Bureau of Reclamation and Irrigation Water Contractors in Wyoming and Nebraska That Receive Water from Glendo Reservoir.

      California is by far the dominant US produce-growing state— source of (large PDF) 81 percent of US-grown carrots, 95 percent of broccoli, 86 percent of . Elwood Mead, Chief of Irrigation for the US Department of Agriculture, noted in his " Investigation Report" that the Mormon Pioneers settled a region that was thousands of miles from the nearest settlements on the east and almost as far from the California settlements on the west.

    Chief of Irrigation Investigations, Office of Experiment Stations. Pp. 51, pls. Price 60 cents. This is an album of plans for irrigation structures, designed by leading irri-Zgation engineers of the West, made from drawings exhibited at Paris in Sand at Buffalo in S*Bulletin No. Report of Irrigation Investigations for California State Water Resources Control Board. To preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California's water resources and drinking water for the protection of the environment, public health, and all beneficial uses, and to ensure proper water resource allocation and efficient use, for the benefit of present and future generations.


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Irrigation investigations in California by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Experiment Stations, A.C. True, director; Irrigation investigations: Elwood. Read "Report of irrigation investigations in California" by United States. Office of Experiment Stations,Elwood Mead,William E. (William Ellsworth) Smythe,Marsden Manson,Joseph M.

(Joseph Miller) Wilson,Charles David Marx,Soulé, Frank,C. E Grunsky,Edward Marshall Boggs,James D. Read "Report of irrigation investigations in California" by United States. Office of Experiment Stations,Elwood Mead,William E. (William Ellsworth) Smythe,Marsden Manson,Joseph M.

(Joseph Miller) Wilson,Charles David Marx,Soulé, Frank,C. (Carl Ewald). The agricultural situation in California, by Elwood MeadThe irrigation problems of Honey Lake basin, by W.E. SmytheFeatures of water rights of Irrigation investigations in California.

book river, by Marsden MansonIrrigation investigations on Cache creek, by J.M. WilsonReport on irrigation problems in the Salinas Valley, by C.D. MarxIrrigation from the San Joaquin. The agricultural situation in California, by Elwood MeadThe irrigation problems of Honey Lake basin, by W.E. SmytheFeatures of water rights of Yuba river, by Marsden MansonIrrigation investigations on Cache creek, by J.M.

WilsonReport on irrigation problems in the Salinas Valley, by C.D. MarxIrrigation from the San Joaquin river. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Beckett, S.H. (Samuel Hume), Irrigation investigations with field crops at Davis, and at Delhi, California, Report of irrigation investigations in California Item Preview remove-circle Report of irrigation investigations in California by United States.

Office of Experiment Stations; Mead, HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR Pages: Investigations of the economical duty of water for alfalfa in Sacramento Valley, California,With: Progress report of co-operative irrigation investigations in California / Frank Adams.

Sacramento: California State Printing Office, Free 2-day shipping. Buy Report of Irrigation Investigations in California at nd: Marsden Manson. IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS: Imperial Irrigation District is a public corporation organized inunder the California Irrigation District Act, as supplemented and from time to time amended (now codified as Division 11 of the Water Code, State of California).

The governing body is a Board of five. The investigations Of riparian lands are not as complete as it was desired to make them Report on the Utilization of Mojave River for Irrigation in Victor Valley, California (Classic Reprint): Mojave River Commission: : Books.

Report of irrigation investigations in California / (Washington, Govt. Print. Off., ), by United States. Office of Experiment Stations, William Ellsworth Smythe, and Elwood Mead (page images at HathiTrust). Investigations of the economical duty of water for alfalfa in Sacramento Valley, California,With: Progress report of co-operative irrigation investigations in California / Frank Adams.

Sacramento: California State Printing Office, Bound together subsequent to publication. California Health Laws Related to Recycled Water June Edition Table of Contents iii ARTICLE 2. Loans to Local Agencies Section Applications 9 DHS consultation 9 Repayment 10 13 Construction halted under health department orders 10 Funding monies repaid 10 Loans for studies and investigations 11 In October the U.S.

Department of the Interior (DOI), through the National Irrigation Water Quality Program (NIWQP), began a series of field investigations at 26 areas in the Western United States to determine whether irrigation drainage has had harmful effects on fish, wildlife, and humans or has reduced beneficial uses of water.

Naftz, D.L.,Using Geochemical and Statistical Tools to Identify Irrigated Areas that Might Contain High Selenium Concentrations in Surface Water: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-O, 4 p. Seiler, R.L.,Methods to identify areas susceptible to irrigation-induced selenium contamination in the Western United States: U.S.

Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-O, 4 p. The Homesteader Museum in Powell, in Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin, gives a visitor a clear sense of the conditions that faced families trying to turn Wyoming land into farms through irrigation — they worked in pioneer conditions, well into the s.

Check the website or call for hours and special exhibits. HISTORY OF IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT and the DEVELOPMENT OF IMPERIAL VALLEY by M. Dowd Executive Officer = I. DESCRIPTION OF AREA The Colorado Desert In the extreme southeastern portion of the State of California, there is a large enclosed basin known as the Colorado Desert, with a drainage area of some 7, square miles.

Design and management of irrigation systems Article (PDF Available) in Chilean journal of agricultural research December w Reads How we measure 'reads'. - Report of Irrigation Investigations in California.

The Report of the Irrigation Investigations in California under the auspices of Elwood Mead, Expert in Charge was premised on the growing value and increasing scarcity of water creating, in turn, the need for better laws.

A major drought in Victoria from to prompted Alfred Deakin, then a minister in the State Government and chairman of a Royal Commission on water supply to visit the irrigation areas of California.

There he met the Canadian brothers George and William Chaffey who had worked on irrigation schemes in California.[5]. The Beautiful Schemers Who Took Desert and Marsh and Turned California Into an Agricultural Wonder From the beginning, the Central Valley's productivity was a result of the most intensive farming experiment the world had ever seen.

We hope that you will find this book to be a valuable asset to your increased understanding of irrigation and that it stimulates further discussion and scientific investigations worldwide.

David A. Sleper, President of the American Society of Agronomy,