Settlement problems related to farm size in the Columbia Basin project, Washington.
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Settlement problems related to farm size in the Columbia Basin project, Washington. by James Eugene Brooks

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Land settlement -- Columbia River Valley,
  • Farms -- Washington (State),
  • Irrigation -- Washington (State)

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Edition Notes

Series[University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich.] Publication -- no. 22,160, Publication (University Microfilms International) -- no. 22,160.
The Physical Object
Pagination151 l.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15104633M
LC Control Number57003180
OCLC/WorldCa30532862

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The Columbia Basin Project is located in the central part of Washington State in the counties of Adams, Douglas, Franklin, Stevens, Okanogan, Grant, Lincoln, and Walla Walla. The primary feature of the project is Grand Coulee Dam, which is located on the main stem of the Columbia River about 90 miles west of : Joe Simonds. Development of the Columbia Basin Project, Washington. That report discussed the history of the Project, issues involving the need for expansion, alternative concepts for continued development, the benefits and costs, and a preferred development plan. The . In May, the Columbia Basin Development League learned that the Columbia Basin Project will receive $ million in federal funding to help with a host of construction work. The federal discretionary funding includes $, toward the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, $, toward the Potholes Supplemental Feed Route, and $,   Columbia Basin Project. The Columbia Basin Project serves about , acres in east central Washington. The main facilities of the project include Grand Coulee Dam, Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, three power plants, four switchyards, and a pump-generating y irrigation facilities include the Feeder Canal, Banks Lake, the Main, West, East High, and East Low canals, .

  Contact. Cory Stolsig () [email protected] Bureau of Reclamation Ephrata Field Office 32 C Street NW Ephrata, WA   But by Dunn was $60, in debt and he sold the farm. There were many besides Dunn who lost in farming. Nevertheless, today the Columbia Basin project provides irrigation water to more than , acres of farmland in Central Washington. The canals brought water, but .   Columbia Basin Project, Farm Unit Maps, East Irrigation District, Bureau of Reclamation - Managing water and power in the West. Settlement of the Columbia basin reclamation project by United States. Bureau of Reclamation., , U.S. Dept. of the interior, Bureau of reclamation edition, in English.

The Columbia River Project stretches northward to the Canada-U.S. border and southward to Pasco, Washington. Crops raised on project lands include grains, alfalfa, hay, beans, fruit, sugar beets, potatoes, and sweet corn (ibid.; Chapter 3 discusses the Columbia Basin Project and its hydrological features in greater detail). Joint investigations, Columbia Basin Irrigation Project: problem no. 1 summary report. Farm economy on northwestern irrigation projects. Washington, D.C. []. p. Folder 5 State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station. Types of farming for the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project, Washington: a report on problem no. 2, Columbia. Settlement of the Columbia basin reclamation project by United States. Bureau of Reclamation., unknown edition. "Brings up to date a previous pamphlet, 'Irrigable land on the Columbia basin reclamation project'." Description: 22 pages: illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Columbia basin reclamation project.