San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project, California: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States-Senate, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 1887, a Bill to Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Construct the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project, California, to Enter Into an Agreement with the State of California with Respect to the Construction and Operation of Such Unit, and for Other Purposes. March 17 and 18, 1958
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1958 - 196 pages
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Page 2 - Interior* under said plans shall be governed by the Federal Reclamation Laws (Act of June 17, 1902, 32 Stat. 388, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto...
Page 47 - The provisions of the Federal reclamation laws shall not be applicable to water deliveries or to the use of drainage facilities serving lands under contract with the State to receive a water supply, outside of the Federal San Luis unit service area described in the report of the Department of the Interior, entitled "San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project,
Page 160 - Luis interceptor drain to the delta designed to meet the drainage requirements of the San Luis unit as generally outlined in the report of the Department of the Interior entitled "San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project,
Page 41 - There appear to be no irreconcilable engineering or financial problems involved in coordinating the construction of the San Luis unit and of other features of the California water plan. The long-range, multiple-purpose plan developed by the State division of water resources provides for water storage on the Feather River, flood control on that stream, power generation, and transportation of water to the San Francisco Bay area, the San Joaquin Valley, and southern California. As far as service to...
Page 160 - Views and Recommendations of the State of California on Proposed Report of the Secretary of the Interior entitled 'The Colorado River...
Page 153 - I am vice chairman of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Page 119 - ... project authorized by the act of June 3, 1960 (74 Stat. 156), and the other with the Kings River and Kern River projects constructed under the authority of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 887). In the Kings and Kern River opinion Mr. Barry has concluded that the Federal reclamation laws do not authorize the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 47 - In constructing, operating, and maintaining a drainage system for the San Luis unit, the Secretary is authorized to permit the use thereof by other parties under contracts conforming generally to the provisions of the Federal reclamation laws with respect to irrigation repayment or service contracts and is further authorized to enter into agreements and participate in construction and operation of drainage facilities designed to serve...
Page 5 - Construction of the San Luis unit shall not be commenced until the Secretary has (1) secured, or has satisfactory assurance of his ability to secure, all rights to the use of water which are necessary to carry out the purposes of the unit and the terms and conditions of this Act...