Protection and Development of Lower Colorado River Basin: Hearings Before the Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands : House of Representatives, Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session on H.R. 11449 ...

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Page 39 - ... control, appropriation, use, or distribution of water used in irrigation, or any vested right acquired thereunder, and the Secretary of the Interior, in carrying out the provisions of this act, shall proceed in conformity with such laws, and nothing herein shall in any way affect any right of any State or of the Federal Government or of any landowner, appropriator, or user of water in, to, or from any interstate stream or the waters thereof...
Page 39 - ... all surplus water over and above such actual appropriation and use, together with the water of all lakes, rivers, and other sources of water supply upon the public lands, and not navigable, shall remain and be held free for the appropriation and use of the public for irrigation, mining, and manufacturing purposes, subject to existing rights.
Page 3 - Interior, such lands shall be opened for entry, in tracts varying in size but not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres, as may be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance with the provisions of the reclamation law, and any such...
Page 38 - All patents granted, or preemption or homesteads allowed, shall be subject to any vested and accrued water rights, or rights to ditches and reservoirs used in connection with such water rights, as may have been acquired under or recognized by the preceding section.
Page 39 - ... same, on or to any tract of desert land of six hundred and forty acres shall depend upon bona fide prior application ; and such right shall not exceed the amount of water actually appropriated, and necessarily used for the purpose of irrigation and reclamation...
Page 144 - ... refuge, or inclosure within the limits of any breakwater, or of the channel of any navigable water of the United States...
Page 145 - That if future operations by the United States require an alteration in the position of the structure or work herein authorized, or if, in the opinion of the Secretary of War...
Page 3 - There is hereby authorized to be appropriated from time to time, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions and accomplish the purposes of this Act.
Page 144 - An act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 39 - That nothing in this act shall be construed as affecting or intended to affect or to in any way interfere with the laws of any State or Territory relating to the control, appropriation, use, or distribution of water used in irrigation...

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