Preliminary Report of the Inland Waterways Commission

Preliminary Report of the Inland Waterways Commission : Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Preliminary Report of the Inland Waterways Commission (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Preliminary Report of the Inland Waterways Commission: Message From the President of the United States, Transmitting a Preliminary Report of the Inland Waterways Commission Appendix - Continued 11. Effects of the purity of industrial water supplies on their use - Con. Other industries Domestic water supplies Effects Of impurity on domestic s plies 12. Applications of water power (w. E. Nring) 13. Relation of water conservation to flood prevention and navigation in Ohio River (m O Leighton) Introduction Reservoir facilities in the Ohio basin. Allegheny basin Monongahela basin. Kanawha River. Little Kanawha and Big Sandy rivers Kentucky, Licking, Scioto, and Great Miami river basins Cumberland River Tennessee River Smaller tributaries of Ohio River Floods on the Ohio Conclusions concerning flood abatement Effect of storage on navigation Cost of the reservoir system Water ower 14. Fuels an structural materials in relation to inland water transporta tion (joseph A. Holmes). Letter of transmittal The inquiry Similar Inquiries from other branches Of the Government service Structural materials for river and harbor work Character and distribution of materials available for concrete con struction adjacent to waterways The purpose and plan of pending investigations of these materials. Use of concrete in waterway improvement Fuels and cheap power as influencing inland water transportation Steam engines versus internal-combustion engines and water transportation Availability of the internal combustion engine Coal supplies available for inland water transportation encral relations of forests and streams (raphael Zon) Influence on atmospheric precipitation Influence on the evaporation of water from the soil Influence on leaf transpiration Influence on the behavior of the residue Special relations of forests to rivers in the United States (w. W. Ashe). Physical relations River system of the northeastern States River system of the middle Atlantic coast. River system of the southern Appalachians Rivers of the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains Streams of the Sacramento basin Columbia River Sanitary relation between forests and streams Relation of forests to engineering means of river control The Gallatin report Roads and canals Great canals along the Atlantic seacoast I. Massachusetts Canal II. New Jersey Canal III. Delaware and Chesapeake Canal IV. Chesapeake and Albemarle Communications between the Atlantic and Western waters I. Santee II. The Lower or Great Falls of Roanoke III. James River IV. Potomac V. Susquehannah VI. 1110. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 740 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38mm | 971g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 405 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243212437
  • 9780243212439