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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 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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
History of the South Atlantic Division (SAD) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1945-2011 - Tenn-Tom, Panama Canal, Space Race, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Hurricane Damage, Desert Shield
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division was formally established in 1929 with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, but Corps of Engineers service to the southeastern United States extends back to the founding of the nation. This history covers the modern period, from the end of World War II to the end of 2010.
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.
Wonen op water
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: Dutch. Published: October 7, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Laat al je vooroordelen over wonen maar varen. Steden die in water drijven, kunststofpaleisjes en zelfverzorgende huizen worden volgens sommigen de toekomst. Nederland heeft weer een missie: droge voeten houden en tegelijkertijd steenrijk worden dankzij de technologie van het wonen op water.
Venetië
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: Dutch. Published: July 15, 2013 by e-Publikant. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Flood Control
Van carnaval tot waterkering. Wetenschapsjournalist Django Mathijsen duikt in de geschiedenis en toekomst van Venetië. Kunnen waterkeringen de stad van de ondergang redden?