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Allocation of the waters of the Columbia River

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation.

Allocation of the waters of the Columbia River

hearings ... Sixty-ninth Congress, first session ...

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation.

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Columbia River.,
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Washington (State),
    • Columbia River.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC824.W2 A4 1926
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6471478M
      LC Control Number44021270
      OCLC/WorldCa21658406

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Allocation of the waters of the Columbia River by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Bureau of Reclamation. OCLC Number: Notes: A comprehensive report on the development of the water resources of the Columbia River basin for irrigation, power production, and other beneficial uses in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Inafter eight years of litigation, the federal district court in U.S. Oregon approved a five-year management and allocation agreement regarding upper Columbia fish runs That first management plan established an in-river harvest sharing formula and included an agreement by the parties (the United States, Oregon, Washington and the Warm Springs, Yakama, Nez Perce, and Umatilla.

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This essay made possible by: Henry M. Jackson Foundation. The Yakima River originates from Keechelus Lake on the Eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains in central Washington river flows more or less southeasterly for mi ( km) until its confluence with the Columbia River.

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