Written in English
|Statement||by Ronald Albert Weinkauf.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 227 leaves, bound :|
|Number of Pages||227|
Columbia Basin Irrigation Project, State of Washington (Paperback) by Goethals George W and Company Inc and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LAKE ROOSEVELT The Story of the Columbia Basin Project. THE STORY OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN PROJECT. United States Printing Office Washington, D.C. Hydraulic model studies of turnout structure, East Low Canal, Columbia Basin Project, Washington (Hydraulic laboratory report HYD) [Rusho, E. J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hydraulic model studies of turnout structure, East Low Canal, Columbia Basin Project, Washington (Hydraulic laboratory report HYD). Historian George Fuller, whose book, A History of the Pacific Northwest with Special Emphasis on the Inland Empire was published in , when Grand Coulee Dam was still a dream on blueprints, considered the “uncultivated area of the Columbia basin which awaits irrigation” to be the greatest potential source of wealth in the region. He estimated that 2 million acres could be irrigated and that .
The Columbia Basin Project area expanded its purchasing power, emerging as a new market hungry for everything from tractors to bobbypins. Created first by money from construction, this market shifted as the basin economy shifted until it is now based principally on an agricultural economy. All of this drove the construction of Grand Coulee Dam and the Columbia Basin Project. Settlers who came to the arid Columbia Basin in the s and s dreamed of irrigation. 7 The Columbia Basin Project is the result of many overlapping and diverse visions, all aiming toward that end, which emerged from the late-nineteenth century through the present. The Columbia Basin Project On a hot July day in , a lone newspaper man named Rufus Woods was wandering the dry, arid regions of central Washington State looking for a Author: Joe Simonds. The Columbia Basin Project is a multi-purpose, federally authorized Bureau of Reclamation project located in central-eastern Washington State with diverse and .
Today, the Columbia Basin Project is the largest water reclamation project in the United States, providing irrigation water to , acres and generating 6, megawatts of hydropower. Agriculture flourishes because of the abundance of water, fertile soils, sunshine and the day growing season. Columbia Basin Project (CBP) data in Hydromet is copied directly from the CBP SCADA system at regular intervals. Data edits and modifications within the CBP internal databases may not be reflected in the Hydromet databases and would therefore not be reflected on this system. COLUMBIA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE *Priest Rapids, Chief Joseph and Wanapum Dams are not Columbia Basin Project facilities. The Plumbing The Columbia Basin Project includes miles of main canals, 1, miles of smaller canals, and 3, miles of drains and wasteways served by more than pumping plants that carry water to s farms. Email. [email protected] Phone. Region. Northwest North America. Charter Status. Chartered. Charter Year. Annual Fee (Prices may vary) US $