River Regulation, Flood Control, and Water Conservation and Utilization: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Sixty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 14777, an Act to Provide for the Control of Floods of the Mississippi River and of the Sacramento River, California, and for Other Purposes, and S. 5736, a Bill to Promote Interstate Commerce, Agriculture, and the General Welfare by Providing for the Development and Control of Waterways and Water Resources, for Water Conservation, for Flood Control, Prevention, and Protection; for the Application of Flood Waters to Beneficial Uses; and for Cooperation in Such Work with States and Other Agencies, and for Other Purposes, Together with Hearings, Reports, and Documents of Preceding Congresses .... Dec. 19-22, 1916

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