Protection and Development of Lower Colorado River Basin: Hearings, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session on H.R. 2903, Parts 1-8
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
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Page 40 - WS Norviel for the State of Arizona WF McClure for the State of California Delph E. Carpenter for the State of Colorado JG Scrugham for the State of Nevada Stephen B. Davis, Jr., for the State of New Mexico RE Caldwell for the State of Utah Frank C. Emerson for the State of Wyoming who, after negotiations participated in by Herbert Hoover appointed by The President as the representative of the United States of America...
Page 45 - State; or (e) as to the diversion of water in one State for the benefit of another State; the Governors of the States affected, upon the request of one of them, shall forthwith appoint Commissioners with power to consider and adjust such claim or controversy, subject to ratification...
Page 40 - Lee Ferry, and also all parts of said States located without the drainage area of the Colorado River System which are now or shall hereafter be beneficially served by waters diverted from the System below Lee Ferry. (h) The term "domestic use...
Page 52 - States of approval by the Congress of the United States. In witness whereof the Commissioners have signed this compact in a single original, which shall be deposited in the archives of the Department of State of the United States of America and of which a duly certified copy shall be forwarded to the Governor of each of the signatory States. Done at the City of Santa Fe, New Mexico, this twenty-fourth day of November, AD, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two.
Page 42 - Present perfected rights to the beneficial use of waters of the Colorado River System are unimpaired by this compact. Whenever storage capacity of 5,000,000 acre-feet shall have been provided on the main Colorado River within or for the benefit of the Lower Basin, then claims of such rights, if any, by appropriators or users of water in the Lower Basin against appropriators...
Page 312 - Board so acts, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of a resolution adopted on January 26, 1965 by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles...
Page 50 - Further equitable apportionment of the beneficial uses of the waters of the Colorado River System unapportioned by paragraphs (a), (b), and (c), may be made in the manner provided in paragraph (g) at any time after October 1, 1963, if and when either Basin shall have reached its total beneficial consumptive use as set out in paragraphs (a) and (b).
Page 52 - States and by the Congress of the United States. Notice of approval by the Legislatures shall be given by the Governor of each signatory State to the Governors of the other signatory States and to the President of the United States, and the President of the United States...