The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams

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Government Printing Office, 2005 - History - 605 pages
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Explores the story of Federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction.
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Contents

THEORIES AND COMPETING VISIONS
49
EARLY MULTIPURPOSE DAMS ROOSEVELT
89
THE BOULDER CANYON PROJECT WATER
129
BONNEVILLE AND GRAND COULEE DAMS
191
EARTH DAMS ON THE MISSOURI RIVER
235
THE CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT SHASTA
301
DAMS FOR NAVIGATION AND FLOOD
353
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF
383
GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING
421
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND LIST
445
Multiple Purpose River Development
451
Consideration of Hydraulic Designs
457
BIBLIOGRAPHY
473
INDEX
529
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About the author (2005)

David P. Billington , a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, is Gordon Y. S. Wu Professor of Engineering at Princeton University.

Donald C. Jackson is Professor of History at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, and is the author of Great American Bridges and Dams.

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