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Water resources development -- Colorado

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin C. Johnson Papers

Identifier: M062
Abstract Edwin Carl Johnson (1884-1970) served as a member of the Colorado House of Representatives and the Colorado State Senate. He also served three terms as Governor of the State of Colorado from 1933-1937 and again from 1955-1957 as well as three terms as a member of the U.S. Senate representing Colorado from 1937-1955. His legislative expertise in the area of water law and policy led to his appointment as the Colorado representative to the Upper Colorado River Commission. The main task of...
Dates: 1945-1969

Representative Peter H. Dominick celebrates the passage of legislation authorizing the construction of the Frying Pan-Arkansas Project with fellow Colorado congressmen in 1962, 1962

Identifier: M085.09.0186.0027.00001
Abstract Congressman Dominick (R-Colo.) stands with other members of Colorado's congressional delegation in an unidentified location. The congressmen all hold frying pans to signify passage of Public Law 87-590 (77 Stat. 393) in August, 1962, which authorized the construction of the Frying Pan-Arkansas water reclamation project. The project, which is overseen by the United States Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, created a transmountain, transbasin diversion of water from the Frying Pan...
Dates: 1962