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Complete Guide to the Olmsted Locks and Dam on the Ohio River - Controversial In-the-Wet Construction Method, Inland Waterways Navigation Dams, Equipment, Designs, Financing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This unique ebook provides an authoritative collection of official documents about the project and other inland waterways navigation dams.
Big Dam Era: A Legislative and Institutional History of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program - Flood Control, Missouri River Valley, Water Resources Development
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This is the story of the Missouri River Division's sixty year relationship with one of America's greatest rivers — the wide Missouri. The story begins in 1933 with the construction of Fort Peck Dam in Montana and the establishment of the Missouri River Division in Kansas City.
The History of Large Federal Dams: Planning, Design, and Construction in the Era of Big Dams - Hoover, Glen Canyon, Bonneville, Central Valley Project, FDR, Muir, Conservation, Environmental Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,230. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This history explores the story of federal contributions to dam planning, design, and construction by carefully selecting those dams and river systems that seem particularly critical to the story. Written by three distinguished historians, the history will interest engineers, historians, cultural resource planners, water resource planners and others.
Working in the Dry: Cofferdams, In-River Construction, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers - Canals, Caissons, Erie Canal, Mississippi, Columbia, Ohio Rivers, Melvin Price Locks and Dam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This fascinating report documents and analyzes the history of advancements in inland river construction techniques involving cofferdam and in-the-wet construction technology used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Central Utah Project (CUP): Bonneville Unit - Historic Reclamation Projects Book - Water Projects, Flood Control, Starvation Dam, Reservoirs, Aqueducts, Tunnels, Canals, Power Plants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The history of the CUP is as large and complex as the project itself. And as with the project, the popular notion is that the history of the Bonneville Unit is the history of the CUP.
Bureau of Reclamation Colorado River Dams and Water Projects: Colorado River Project, Dallas Creek Project, Glen Canyon Unit, Smith Fork Project - History, Construction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Four documents from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation provide unique insight into the history of Colorado River dams and water projects.
Central Valley Project: Bureau of Reclamation Reports on San Luis Unit, Auburn Dam, Corps of Engineers, Delta Division, Friant Division, Sacramento River Division, Shasta Division, Trinity Division
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Nine official project documents provide unique insights into the Central Valley Project of California. California`s Central Valley Basin includes two major watersheds--the Sacramento River on the north and the San Joaquin River on the south--plus the Tulare Lake Basin.
Designing the Bayous: The Control of Water in the Atchafalaya Basin - 1800-1995, Mississippi River Flood Control, Battle Over Floodways, Environmental Activists, Early Efforts, Louisiana Style
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,240. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
This history tells the complicated, but fascinating story of how local, state, and federal agencies have attempted to reconcile conflicting visions for the Atchafalaya basin. In so doing, he illuminates the interaction of politics, technology, and environment.
The Columbia River System: Inside Story (Second Edition) - Dams, Water Projects, Hydrology, Flood Control, Fish and Wildlife, Power, Navigation, Irrigation, Snake River, Kootenai, Willamette
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
This publication presents a detailed explanation of the planning and operation of the multiple-use dams and reservoirs of the Columbia River system. It describes the river system, those who operate and use it, the agreements and policies that guide system operations, and annual planning for multiple-use operation.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 1 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
Hoover Dam: The Boulder Canyon Project - Historic Setting, Construction History, Design, Boulder City, Post Construction History, Settlement of Project Lands, Uses of Project Water
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Located on the Arizona-Nevada State line, the dam and reservoir are in the counties of Mohave, in Arizona, and Clark, in Nevada.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 1: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 2: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
The Bureau of Reclamation: History Essays from the Centennial Symposium - Part 1: Dam Histories, Concrete Dam Evolution, Embankment Dam Design, Hoover Dam, Fish Passages, Hydropower, Boulder Dam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,290. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
On June 18-19, 2002, the Bureau of Reclamation and Department of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, hosted a symposium on the history of Reclamation. These essays prepared for Reclamation's history symposium in 2002 add new dimensions to the story of Reclamation.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 2 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
The Bureau of Reclamation: History Essays from the Centennial Symposium - Part 2: Central Valley Project, Glen Canyon Dam, Hydropolitics, One Hundred Years, Veterans, CCC, Colorado River, West Water
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Reclamation's history is a rich tapestry filled with the politics, colorful personalities, and the unique character of the West. It is marked by engineering accomplishments and economic growth woven into the tapestry of western water development and delivery. These essays prepared for Reclamation's history symposium in 2002 add new dimensions to the story of Reclamation.