Conservation of water by storage: addresses delivered in the Chester S. Lyman lectures series, 1914, before the senior class of the Sheffield scientific school, Yale University

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Yale University Press, 1915 - Hydraulic engineering - 384 pages
 

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Page 322 - States, outside established harbor lines, or where no harbor lines have been established, except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of any...
Page 47 - Should Congress, in the execution of its powers, adopt measures which are prohibited by the constitution ; or should Congress, under the pretext of executing its powers, pass laws for the accomplishment of objects not entrusted to the government...
Page 280 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Page 40 - First, that in the absence of specific authority from Congress a State cannot by its legislation destroy the right of the United States, as the owner of lands bordering on a stream, to the continued flow of its waters — so far at least as may be necessary for the beneficial uses of the Government property. Second, that it is limited by the superior power of the General Government to secure the uninterrupted navigability of all navigable streams within the limits of the United States.
Page 333 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT THE SECOND SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON ON MONDAY, THE THIRD DAY OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN. JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Page 328 - That such structures may be built under authority of the Legislature of a State across rivers and other waterways, the navigable portions of which lie wholly within the limits of a single State, provided the location and plans, thereof are submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers and by the Secretary of War...
Page 326 - SEC. 3. That the persons constructing, maintaining, or operating any dam or appurtenant or accessory works, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, shall be liable for any damage that may be inflicted thereby upon private property, either by overflow or otherwise. The...
Page 61 - That no tolls or operating charges whatever shall be levied upon or collected from any vessel, dredge, or other water craft for passing through any lock, canal, canalized river, or other work for the use and benefit of navigation, now belonging to the United States or that may be hereafter acquired or constructed...
Page 336 - An act to amend an act entitled <An act to regulate the construction of dams across navigable waters,' approved June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six.
Page 54 - That it shall not be lawful to construct or commence the construction of any bridge, dam, dike, or causeway over or in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, navigable river, or other navigable water of the United States, until the consent of Congress to the building of such structures shall have been obtained, and until the plans for the same shall have been submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers and by the Secretary of War.

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