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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.