To Amend the Reclamation Project Act of 1939: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Committee on Public Lands, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1772 ... [et Al.]. March 17, 1947 to April 28, 1947

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Page 294 - That all moneys received from the sale and disposal of public lands in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico...
Page 131 - In connection with the operation of any project or division of a project, shall be for such periods, not to exceed forty years, and at such rates as in his judgment will produce power revenues at least sufficient to cover an appropriate share of the annual operation and maintenance cost, interest on an appropriate share of the construction Investment at not less than 3 per centum per annum, and such other fixed charges as the Secretary deems proper: Provided further.
Page 59 - ... the part of the estimated cost which can properly be allocated to irrigation and probably be repaid by the water users; (4) the part of the estimated cost which can properly be allocated to power and probably be returned to the United States...
Page 480 - reclamation fund," to be used in the examination and survey for and the construction and maintenance of irrigation works for the storage, diversion, and development of waters for the reclamation of arid and semi-arid lands in the said States and Territories...
Page 190 - ... subsection C of section 4 of the act of December 5, 1924 (43 Stat. 702; 43 USC 433).
Page 27 - No contract relating to municipal water supply or miscellaneous purposes or to electric power or power privileges shall be made unless, in the judgment of the Secretary, it will not impair the efficiency of the project for irrigation purposes.
Page 3 - Therefore, no commitment can be made concerning the relationship of the foregoing views to the program of the President. Sincerely yours, OSCAR L. CHAPMAN, Under Secretary of the Interior. The CHAIRMAN.
Page 188 - In case of conflicting applications, if any, such conflicts shall be resolved by the said Secretary, after hearing, with due regard to the public interest, and in conformity with the policy expressed in the Federal water power act as to conflicting applications...
Page 37 - It is as right for the National Government to make the streams and rivers of the arid region useful by engineering works for water storage as to make useful the rivers and harbors of the humid region by engineering works of another kind. The storing of the floods in reservoirs at the headwaters of our rivers is but an enlargement of our present policy of river control, under which levees are built on the lower reaches of the same streams.
Page 260 - Provided further, That in said sales or leases preference shall be given to municipalities and other public corporations or agencies; and also to cooperatives and other nonprofit organizations financed in whole or in part by loans made pursuant to the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 and any amendments thereof.

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