Where The Water Goes

Author: David Owen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698189906
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The story Owen tells in Where the Water Goes is crucial to our future: how a patchwork of engineering marvels, byzantine legal agreements, aging infrastructure, and neighborly cooperation enables life to flourish in the desert —and the ...

A River No More

Author: Philip L. Fradkin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520205642
Size: 68.48 MB
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Ever increasing demands on the river to supply cities in the desert render this new edition all too timely. Philip Fradkin has updated this valuable book with a new preface.

Water And The West

Author: Norris Hundley
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520260108
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The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West
Norris Hundley ... Except for a strip along the north Pacific coast and isolated
areas in the high mountains, the West is a region of sparse rainfall and few rivers.
The implications of these facts of geography have been enormous. From the time
of the first ... No bullets were fired in this war, yet the life and death of cities and
states in an enormous area were at stake. The Colorado River drains practically
the entire ...

Rough Water Man

Author: Dick Westwood
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874171884
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It is also the personal story of how young Henry Elwyn Blake, Jr., the young boatman who was the only man to be on all three of these trips, evolved from novice waterman into expert rapids runner.

Allred Johnson Nominations Congressional Hearing

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781422320143
Size: 55.78 MB
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Mr. Chairman, President Bush nominated Mr. Johnson to be the Commissioner of
the Bureau of Reclamation and I commend the President for selecting such an
outstanding nominee who has the expertise and demeanor to oversee the
Bureau of Reclamation's important mandate of managing water in rest. Mr.
Johnson has ably served as the Bureau's Lower Colorado River Regional
Director since 1995 and in this role, amon many responsibilities, he oversees
three major Federal ...