Water and the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West
Back in print for the first time in over ten years, this classic account of the numerous struggles--national, state, and local--that have occurred over western American water rights since the late 1800s is thoroughly expanded and updated to trace the continuing battles raging over the West's most valuable, and contentious, resource.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Colorado River Compact
Other editions - View all
acre-feet acres action agreed agreement All-American Canal American Angeles approved Arizona authority believed bill Boulder Canyon Bureau California canal Carpenter City claims Colorado River Basin Colorado River Commission Committee compact conference Cong Congress construction Court Davis December decision Delph Carpenter Denver Department District earlier early engineer especially February federal federal government flood flow Frank Emerson future George Governor Hearings Hoover Hoover Papers House Hunt Imperial Valley important Indian interests Interior Irrigation issues January July Lake lands later leaders league legislature Los Angeles lower basin major March meeting Mexican Mexico Minutes negotiations Nevada Norviel November officials pact problems Project proposal reason Reclamation Report representatives reservations Salt Santa Fe secretary seemed Senate Service sess Southern Southwest storage stream Swing tion treaty United University upper upper basin wanted water rights water supply Wyoming