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Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands.

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands

Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands.

hearings before the United States Senate Special Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands, Fifty-First Congress, first session, on Apr. 8, Aug. 1-11, 13, 15-17, 1889

by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands

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

    Subjects:
  • Reclamation of land -- Northwestern States,
  • Irrigation -- Northwestern States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS.rp.928/2
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination459 p.
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16011120M

    A Treatise on the Law of Irrigation and Water Rights and the Arid Region Doctrine of Appropriation of Waters as the Same is in Force in the States of the Arid and Semi-arid Regions of the United States: Preview this book Irrigation as . Bureau of Reclamation: Federal reclamation laws annotated: a chronological compilation of the public statutes of the United States relating to the federal irrigation of arid lands: with notes of decisions of the courts, the comptroller, the comptroller general, the attorney general, the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation.

    Irrigation, Land Reclamation Help Ethiopia Cope with Drought. unsustainable farming practices combined with naturally challenging dry and arid lands have degraded soil quality in the region, making agricultural production difficult for farmers such as Liseaaleyon Wondie, combined with a new concrete irrigation system built by the. Mined Land Reclamation in Arid Lands: Links to Dryland Agriculture. The Thar Desert of western India is the most densely populated hot desert in the world. Irrigation water is now available following the completion of the Indira Gandhi Canal in western Rajasthan.

    The United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has jurisdiction over matters related to energy and nuclear waste policy, territorial policy, native Hawaiian matters, and public lands.. Its roots go back to the Committee on Interior and Insulars , it became the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and Indian Affairs were removed from its . Congress passes "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," known as the Newlands Reclamation Act in honor of its chief sponsor, Sen. Francis G. Newlands, which designates proceeds from the sale of.


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Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands Download PDF EPUB FB2

United States Reclamation Service. Irrigation projects of the U.S. Reclamation Service. Washington: Department of the Interior, U.S. Reclamation Service: Government Printing Office, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Get this from a library. Report of the Special committee of the United States Senate on the irrigation and reclamation of arid lands.

Vol. - Rocky Mountain Region and Great Plains, Part [United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on the Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Part A of the book, is a review of surface mined land reclamation technology.

This review is specific to mined lands in the arid/semiarid western USA. Subjects addressed include mining techniques, mine spoil handling and grading, topsoil handling, seed bed preparation, seeding and planting, and. The gathering, after all, was meant to encourage reclamation of arid lands throughout the American West, using irrigation to transform an immense wasteland into an agriculturally productive Author: Gary Krist.

The Arid Lands was originally published as Report on the Lands of the Arid Regions of the United States in Wallace Stegner (–93) is the author of The Gathering of Zion and Mormon Country, both available in Bison Books by: 7. The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River - Kindle edition by Sauder, Robert.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the 5/5(1). This book provides an overview of arid and semi-arid lands conditions, their general characteristics, methods of management, conservation, exploitation, and reclamation.

Reclamation and amelioration of soils of arid and semi-arid areas by means of irrigation, drainage, chemical treatment, and washing out of salts, could free agriculture from the influence of the elements and create a highly productive agrobiogeocenosis as a stable background for double and triple yields of agricultural crops.

This book provides an overview of arid and semi-arid lands conditions, their general characteristics, methods of management, conservation, exploitation and reclamation. It also focuses on how to utilize the potential of arid lands with the minimum manipulation and alteration. United States Congress.

House. Committee On Irrigation Of Arid Lands. () Hearings relating to the reclamation of the arid lands of the United States.

Washington, Govt. Print. Off. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, The Reclamation Act (also known as the Lowlands Reclamation Act or National Reclamation Act) of (Pub.L.

57–) is a United States federal law that funded irrigation projects for the arid lands of 20 states in the American West. The act at first covered only 13 of the western states as Texas had no federal lands.

Texas was added later by a special act passed in Enacted by: the 57th United States Congress. Some progressives sought to transform the arid West into productive farmland by harnessing rivers for irrigation. The Newlands Reclamation Act ofnamed for its champion, Representative Francis G.

Newlands of Nevada, was a pioneering environmental law that defined the federal role in western water distribution.

Land reclamation, the process of improving lands to make them suitable for a more intensive use. Reclamation efforts may be concerned with the improvement of rainfall-deficient areas by irrigation, the removal of detrimental constituents from salty or alkali lands, the diking and draining of tidal marshes, the smoothing and revegetation of.

Irrigation projects of the U.S. Reclamation Service National reclamation of arid lands Item Preview remove-circle 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 Pages:   Arid Lands by John Wesley Powell available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

and that controlled irrigation offered the best use of its natural resources. and is known as the father of the reclamation movement. The Arid Lands was originally published as Report on the Lands of the Arid Regions of the.

The Reclamation Act of created the U.S. Reclamation Service (later changed to Bureau of Reclamation) and committed the Federal Government to construct and maintain “irrigation works for the storage, diversion and development of waters”--meaning dams, reservoirs, and canals--to irrigate arid and semiarid lands in 16 Western states and.

Other Scholarly Content Report of the Special Committee of the United States Senate on the Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands, Vols 1 and 2. Public Deposited. (33) RECLAMATION ACT. GENERAL ACTS. 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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vrvited States of America in Congress assemhled. The Yuma Reclamation Project: Irrigation, Indian Allotment, and Settlement Along the Lower Colorado River [Robert Sauder]. In the arid American West, settlement was generally contingent on the availability of water to irrigate crops and maintain liveAuthor: Robert Sauder.

CHAP. An Act To promote the reclamation of arid lands. PtubLe No. a Be it enacted by the Senate and B ouse f Representatives of the United t rieati d States of America in Congress assembled, That when in any State of Publlandswitin, the United States under the irrigation district laws of said State bttoStts.

Land reclamation - Land reclamation - Reclamation of salt-affected soils: In the arid regions of the world, and along coastal areas subject to periodic inundation by sea water, soils may have such a high content of soluble salts that production of economic plants is not possible.

The salts found in soils are generally the chlorides, carbonates, bicarbonates, and sulfates of sodium, with lesser.Water and arid lands of the western United States A World Resources Institute Book Edited by Mohamed T.

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br Nervy V/ll in. Arid Land Irrigation in Developing Countries: Environmental Problems and Effects covers the proceedings of the International Symposium on Arid Land Irrigation, held in Alexandria, Egypt on February This book is organized into eight sections encompassing 46 Book Edition: 1.