Reservoirs for irrigation, water-power, and domestic water-supply: With an account of various types of dams and the methods and plans of their construction. Together with a discussion of the available water-supply for irrigation in various sections of arid America; the distribution, application, and use of water; the rainfall and runoff, the evaporation from reservoirs; the effect of silt upon reservoirs, etc
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