Remarks of L. L. Robinson, Before House Committee on Water Rights and Drainage, February 17, 1887

Remarks of L. L. Robinson, Before House Committee on Water Rights and Drainage, February 17, 1887 : In Support of Assembly Bill No. 451, Relating to Impounding Reservoirs for Mining and Other Debris (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Remarks of L. L. Robinson, Before House Committee on Water Rights and Drainage, February 17, 1887: In Support of Assembly Bill No. 451, Relating to Impounding Reservoirs for Mining and Other Debris There are numerous smaller reservoirs, used in: connection with mining ditches, as settling and dis tributing basins, in proximityto the mines. The dams at most of these last mentioned reservoirs are made with brush or earth, or cribs filled with stone or earth -few, if any, of stone, as they are not for permanent storage, nor of great capacity. Mr. State Engineer Hall stated in his remarks the other evening before the Irrigation Committee, that he had, in his exami nations, located sites for 73 dams for storing water. It must be evident to the mind of the most ordinary person, that if all these existing reservoirs (with a storage capacity of at least million cubic yards) were drained of the water, and in its place, earth, rocks, boulders, clay, sand or solid material con tained in any place or gravel ground or mines were deposited, it would certainly remain there. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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