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City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
14 Fun Facts About the Grand Canyon: Educational Version
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. It is a huge group of canyons that have been cut into the landscape by the Colorado River. It is also one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Find out: How does the Grand Canyon tell us the history of life on Earth? How was the Grand Canyon formed? How deep was the canyon? The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum St
Colorado Vacation Secrets: Your Guide to a Unique Colorado Travel Experience
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Colorado Vacation Secrets will take you to some of the most interesting places in the state. Discover dinosaur fossils from millions of years ago before the formation of the Rocky Mountains. Relax at a campsite or hike where the first explorers traveled hundreds of years ago. Whether you camp, hike, raft, fish, or drive, you will not be disappointed by the beauty that Colorado has to offer.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.