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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 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.
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.
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.
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.