Federal Reclamation Laws: Supplement

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927 - Irrigation laws - 385 pages

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Page 16 - The Secretary of the Interior shall certify to the Secretary of the Treasury, at the close of each fiscal year...
Page 17 - Sec. 4. (a) This Act shall not take effect and no authority shall be exercised hereunder and no work shall be begun and no moneys expended on or in connection with the works or structures provided for in this Act, and no water rights shall be claimed or initiated hereunder, and no steps shall be taken by the United States or by...
Page 17 - There is hereby apportioned from the Colorado River System in perpetuity to the Upper Basin and to the Lower Basin, respectively, the exclusive beneficial consumptive use of 7,500,000 acre-feet of^ water per annum, which shall include all water necessary for the supply of any rights which may now exist.
Page 15 - The act states that it is for "the purpose of controlling the floods, improving navigation and regulating the flow of the Colorado River, providing for storage and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof...
Page 59 - ... irrigable acres shall be appraised in a manner to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior and the sale prices thereof fixed by the Secretary on the basis of its actual bona fide value at the date of appraisal without reference to the proposed construction of the irrigation works...
Page 28 - In addition to the apportionment in paragraph (a) the Lower Basin is hereby given the right to increase its beneficial consumptive use of such waters by one million acre-feet per annum.
Page 28 - Lower Basin " means those parts of the States of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah within and from which waters naturally drain into the Colorado River system below Lee Ferry, and also all parts...
Page 6 - An act authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes.
Page 31 - States and to the President of the United States, and the President of the United States is requested to give notice to the Governors of the signatory States of approval by the Congress of the United States.
Page 46 - ... making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and for other purposes, act January 12, 1927, ch.

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