Watershed Development Projects, 1965: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965 - Flood control - 90 pages
Committee Serial No. 89-18. Reviews work plans for 32 upstream flood control and watershed projects in 20 states.
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acre-feet acres addition affected agricultural amount annual appear appreciate approved approximately assistance average annual Baldwin benefit-cost ratio benefits bridges caused Chairman channel colleague committee consideration construction cooperation cost County covers Creek watershed crops damage District easements economic entire erosion estimated farmers farms favorable Federal fish flood plain flood prevention floodwater retarding structures Georgia give Government important improvement increased installation interest Iowa John Law 566 funds Little Little Tallapoosa River located major measures MEMBER of Congress miles million multiple-purpose North occur Oklahoma operation opportunity organization percent period population portion prepared problems production proposed Public Law 566 questions record recreational reduced Representative in Congress reservoir result River watershed roads sediment Soil and Water Soil Conservation Service sponsors statement stream subcommittee SwiGART Texas Thank town Water Conservation District watershed project WETZEL wildlife WRIGHT
Page 2 - STATEMENT OF HON. JOHN R. HANSEN, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF IOWA Mr. HANSEN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
Page 3 - THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER Dr. PARKS. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am Dr. John Parks, Dean of the George Washington University School of Medicine. With your permission I would like to submit this full statement and summarize it in brief. Mr.
Page 18 - Dowdy. STATEMENT OF HON. JOHN DOWDY, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF TEXAS Mr. DOWDY. Mr. Chairman, it is a pleasure to appear before you and to make a statement for this project.
Page 44 - Local organizations throughout the country have shown an intense interest in requesting assistance under the provisions of Public Law 566, the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act of August 4.
Page 43 - STATEMENT OF HON. WILLIAM M. TUCK, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF VIRGINIA Mr. TUCK. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr.
Page 5 - I might just of 1962, recreation was added as a cost-sharing purpose to the watershed program. The cost sharing that is provided is the Federal Government will pay up to 50 percent of the cost of enlarging the reservoir so as to ha^ea permanent pool. In this case, the reservoir will be enlarged to about 700 acres. The permanent recreational pool will be about 700 acres. In addition to the up to 50 percent cost-sharing for the reservoir, the Federal Government will cost-share on up to 50 percent on...
Page 90 - If there is no further business to come before the subcommittee, we stand adjourned. [Whereupon, at 1:32 pm, the subcommittee was adjourned.] [Submitted statements follow:] PRESENTED BY THE HONORABLE YGNACIO 0.
Page 78 - Civic clubs and the Farm Bureau within the area are actively assisting the association in this work. The local press, Farm Bureau chapter, and civic clubs are actively encouraging the application of soil conservation measures. The local people are confident that they can secure the easements and right-of-way that will be necessary. The project is sponsored by the Broad River Soil Conservation District, the Oconee River Soil Conservation District, the county government of Oglethorpe County, and the...