Development of the Rivers of the United States: Message from the President of the United States Transmitting a Preliminary Report on a Comprehensive Plan for the Improvement and Development of the Rivers of the United States with a View of Giving the Congress Information for the Guidance of Legislation which Will Provide for the Maximum Amount of Flood Control, Navigation, Irrigation, and Development of Hydroelectric Power
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934 - 423 Seiten
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Seite 55 - ... mining, agricultural, manufacturing, or other purposes, have vested and accrued, and the same are recognized and acknowledged by the local customs, laws, and the decisions of courts, the possessors and owners of such vested rights shall be maintained and protected in the same; and the right-of-way for the construction of ditches and canals for the purposes herein specified is acknowledged and confirmed...
Seite 55 - ... and the right of way for the construction of ditches and canals for the purposes herein specified is acknowledged and confirmed; but whenever any person, in the construction of any ditch or canal, injures or damages the possession of any settler on the public domain, the party committing such injury or damage shall be liable to the party injured for such injury or damage.
Seite 56 - ... for canals, ditches, pipes and pipe lines, flumes, tunnels, or other water conduits, and for water plants, dams, and reservoirs used to promote irrigation or mining or quarrying, or the manufacturing or cutting of timber and lumber, or the supplying of water for domestic, public, or any other beneficial uses...
Seite 57 - ... assigned in whole or in part, even though water-right application has been filed for the land in connection with the Government reclamation project, or application for an extension of time in which to submit proof on the entry has been submitted, under the Act of June 27, 1906 (34 Stat. 520; 43 USC 448), as amended by the Act of June 6, 1930 (46 Stat. 502; 43 USC 448), requiring reduction of the area of the entry to one farm unit.
Seite 296 - MH moves through the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River to Lake Erie, a distance of about 84 miles, and there is no definite control section which determines the volume of outflow.
Seite 169 - This unit was established in 1931 by the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils of the United States Department of Agriculture for research in health hazards of food constituents and contaminants, spray residues, and insecticides.
Seite 299 - Lawrence forming a part of the boundary between the State of New York and the Province of Ontario.
Seite 53 - Act; for recompensing it for the use, occupancy, and enjoyment of its lands or other property ; and for the expropriation to the Government of excessive profits until the respective States shall make provision for preventing excessive profits or for the expropriation thereof to themselves, or until the period of amortization as herein provided is reached...