Colorado River Storage Project. Letter... Providing for the Development and Utilization of the Water and Related Resources of the Upper Colorado River Basin, Pursuant to the Federal Reclamation Laws
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954 - 332 pages
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Page 99 - Basin" means those parts of the States of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah within and from which waters naturally drain into the Colorado River system below Lee Ferry, and also all parts of said States located without the drainage area of...
Page 216 - An act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916, 39 Stat.
Page 47 - Act, in constructing, operating, and maintaining the units of the project herein and hereafter authorized, the Secretary shall be governed by the Federal reclamation laws (Act of June 17, 1902; 32 Stat. 388 and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto) to •which laws this Act shall be deemed a supplement SEC.
Page 301 - Subject to the provisions of this compact, water of the Colorado River system may be impounded and used for the generation of electrical power, but such impounding and use shall be subservient to the use and consumption of such water for agricultural and domestic purposes and shall not interfere with or prevent use for such dominant purposes.
Page 40 - Wyoming for their views and recommendations in accordance with the provisions of section 1 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 887), and...
Page 99 - Colorado River Basin" means all of the drainage area of the Colorado River System, and all other territory within the United States of America to which the waters of the Colorado River System shall be beneficially applied. (c) The term "States of the Upper Division" means the States of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Page 100 - ... (g) In the event of a desire for further apportionment as provided in paragraph (f) any two signatory States, acting through their Governors, may give joint notice of such desire to the Governors of the other signatory States and to the President of the United States of America, and it shall be the duty of the Governors of the signatory States and of the President of the United States of America forthwith to appoint representatives, whose duty it shall be to divide and apportion equitably between...
Page 101 - The Commission shall determine the quantity of the consumptive use of water, which use is apportioned by Article III hereof, for the Upper Basin and for each State of the Upper Basin by the inflow-outflow method in termg of man-made depletions of the virgin flow at Lee Ferry, unless the Commission, by unanimous action, shall adopt a different method of determination.
Page 29 - Colorado; and Whereas such reports have been made and the conference committee has reported to the board; and Whereas in a further effort to reconcile conflicting views as to the use of Colorado River water without the natural basin in Colorado the board did on December 30...