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A BILL TO GOVERN THE CONTROL, APPROPRIATION, USE,

AND DISTRIBUTION OF WATER

MARCH 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, AND 29, 1956

Printed for the use of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

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COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana, Chairman CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico EUGENE D. MILLIKIN, Colorado RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana

GEORGE W. MALONE, Nevada HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah JOSEPH C. O'MAHONEY, Wyoming

HENRY C. DWORSHAK, Idaho W. KERR SCOTT, North Carolina

THOMAS H. KUCHEL, California ALAN BIBLE, Nevada

FRANK A. BARRETT, Wyoming RICHARD L. NEUBERGER, Oregon

BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona

SUBCOMMITTEE ON IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION

CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico, Chairman HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

EUGENE D. MILLIKIN, Colorado JOSEPH C, O'MAHONEY, Wyoming

ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah
STEWART FRENCH, Chief Counsel and Staff Director
GOODRICH W. LINEWEAVER, Committee Assistant for Reclamation

RICHARD L. CALLAGHAN, Chief Clerk
N. D. McSHERRY, Assistant Chief Olerk

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CONTENTS

87

Page

Text of S. 863

1

Amendments

2

Reports:

Agriculture Department.

177

Army.

391

Bureau of the Budget.

4

Defense..

390

Federal Power Commission.

5

Interior Department.

152

Justice Department..

52

Appendix.--

282
Statements:
Banks, Harvey O., State engineer, California; accompanied by Porter
A. Towner, attorney, division of water resources, and Northcutt
Ely, special counsel-

207

Bennett, Elmer, legislative counsel, Department of the Interior... 96, 399

Bishop, Clark, State engineer, Wyoming-

31

Chilson, Hatfield, Denver, Colo., water conservation board.

343

Christy, Harold H.,

superintendent of power and water departments

for the Colorado Fuel & Iron Corp., Pueblo, Colo-

174

Ely, Northcutt, special counsel for the State of California - 207, 294

Garry, Joseph R., president, National Congress of American Indians. 372

Gatchell

, Willard W., General Counsel, Federal Power Commission.. 188

Grimes, J. W., chief engineer and executive officer, South Dakota

Water Resources Commission..
Guy, Hon. George, attorney general of the State of Wyoming-

287
Hruska, Hon. Roman L., United States Senator from the State of
Nebraska..

59

Knowland, Hon. William F., United States Senator from the State of

California

240

McKay, Hon. Douglas, Secretary of the Interior-

149

Millikin, Hon. Eugene D., United States Senator from the State of

Colorado

392

Morrison, Hon. Robert, attorney general of the State of Arizona - 321

Morse, Hon. Wayne, United States Senator from the State of Oregon. - 340

Neuberger, Hon. Richard L., United States Senator from the State of

Oregon

337

Peterson, Hon. E. L., Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.

178
Peterson, Petrus, Lincoln, Nebr., former president, National Reclama-
tion Association..

334
Rankin, Hon. J. Lee, assistant attorney general of the United States,
in charge of the office of legal counsel-

243

Rising, E. w., on behalf of Roger Ernst, Arizona State land and

water commissioner.

176

Robertson, Col. Eliott B.,

head, operations branch, Marine Corps--- 142
Roderick, Hon. George H., Assistant Secretary of the Army (civil-
military affairs).

131

Shamberger, Hugh A., State engineer, Nevada

61

Stanley, Lewis, president, Association of Western State Engineers. 34

Towner, Porter A., attorney, division of water resources, State of

California..

207

Triggs, Matt, assistant legislative director, American Farm Bureau

Federation.

127

Welsh; William E., secretary-manager, National Reclamation Asso-
Wilson, J. Byron, chairman, Wyoming National Resources Board 292

ciation

327

III

Additional information:

Page

Act of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 36) relating to forest reservation..

126

Act of July 10, 1952 (66 Stat. 560), section 208.

125

Act of August 4, 1954 (68 Stat. 667), section 4.

126

Act of July 23, 1955 (69 Stat. 368), section 4.

126

California State consitution, article XIV (added November 2, 1954). 147

Citation-Nebraska v. Wyoming, from United States Reports --- 253

Difficulties experienced by the Armed Services in endeavoring to com-

ply with the laws of the States in which military installations are

located, examples of_

Federal Power Act of 1920 (41 Stat. 1068, 1077), sections 9 (B) and 27- 121

Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944 (58 Stat. 887), section 1.--- 46; 123
Memorandum on..

58

Letters:

Barrett, Hon. Frank A., to Marvin A. Sonofsky, general counsel

for Shoshone Indian Tribe, March 24, 1956..

387

Brinegar, David F., executive secretary, Central Arizona Project

Association, to E. W. Rising, Central Arizona Project Associa-

tion, March 5, 1956..

177

Chilson, Hatfield, Loveland, Colo., to chairman, March 27, 1956.. 365
Cragun, John W., Washington, D. C., to Hon. James E. Murray,
and Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 20, 21, and 23, 1956--- 319, 397
Dixon, R. M., chairman, State Board of Water Engineers, State of
Texas, to Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 13, 1956.

384
Horton, Harry W., El Centro, Calif., to Wm. É. Welsh, secretary-

manager, National Reclamation Association, March 10, 1956 - 333
Jones, Dan S., Jr., Chief, Bureau of Irrigation, Water Power, and

Drainage, State of Nebraska, to Lewis A. Stanley, president,
Association of Western State Engineers, March 21, 1956..

336

Knight, Hon. Goodwin J., Governor of California, to Hon. Thomas

H. Kuckel, Hon. James E. Murray, and Hon. Clair Engle,

February 21, 1956-

208, 209

Knight, Hon. Goodwin J., Governor of California, to Hon.

William F. Knowland..

241

Lane, Don, secretary, State Water Resources Board, State of
Oregon, to Hon. James E. Murray, September 28, 1956--

388
Lazarus, Arthur, Jr., Washington, D. C., to Hon. Frank A. Bar-
ratt, March 28, 1956_-

398
Miles, Clarence R., Chamber of Commerce of the United States,
to chairman, March 19, 1956_--

318

Rankin, J. Lee, Assistant Attorney General, to chairman, March

26, 1956, and enclosure

280

Roderick, Hon. George H., Assistant Secretary of the Army, to
chairman, April 12, 1956_.

141
Sonofsky, Marvin A., general counsel for the Shoshone Indian
Tribe, to Hon. Frank A. Barrett, March 23, 1956_

388

Warner, David R., Chief, Water Resources Section, Department

of Justice, to Miss N. D. McSherry, assistant chief clerk,

March 26, 1956, and enclosure

281

List of water rights obtained by Federal agencies under provisions of

South Dakota water laws.-

94

National Parks Act of August 7, 1946 (60 Stat. 885)

124

Oregon Loses Its Waters, editorial in the Oregonian, Wednesday, Juny

6, 1955.-

375

Pelton Dam decision of United States Supreme Court.-

34

Pelton Ruling Made Clear, editorial in the Oregonian, November 19,

1955_

380

Preservation of integrity of State water laws report and recommenda-

tions, October 1943, of committee of the National Reclamation

Association, appointed pursuant to resolution No. 9, adopted at

annual convention of association, October 1942, quotation from.. 281

Provisions of Federal statutes in recognition of State law as governing

water rights.

295

Public Law 547-

173

Resolutions:

Association of Western State Engineers.

32, 389

California State Water Resources Board.

209

Colorado Water Conservation Board..

386, 387

Additional information-Continued

Resolutions—Continued

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General assembly (40th) of the State of Colorado, the House of

Representatives concurring -

386

Irrigation Districts Association of California_

381

Legislature of the State of Oregon...

151

National Congress of American Indians.

374

National Reclamation Association...

375

Nevada State Cattle Association.

379

North Dakota Reclamation Association, Inc.

383

North Dakota State Water Conservation Commission.

383, 385

Texas Water Conservation Association --

382

Section 6 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, memorandum from
Elmer K. Nelson on..

382
S. 3250, text of

338
Stakes Are High-The Fight Over Western Water Rights Is Under

Way, extension of remarks of Hon. Frank A. Barrett of Wyoming, in
the Senate of the United States, Tuesday, August 2, 1955-

7
State Law ignored, editorial in the Oregon Grange Bulletin, July 12,
1955.

377
Statement of Hon. Wayne Morse, on

3250, befor the Senate Com-
mittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, Tuesday, March 21,
1956..

340
Statement of Hon. Richard Neuberger, on S. 3250, before the Senate

Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, March 20, 1956. 342

States To Fight for Water, editorial in the Oregonian, Saturday,

September 17, 1955.--.

379

Submerged Lands Act of May 2, 1953 (67 Stat. 31), section 3 (e). 125
Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 (48 Stat. 1270), section 3.

121
Water Conservation Act of August 11, 1939, as amended by the act of
October 14, 1940 (54 Stat. 1121, 1125), sections c (b) and 10.-

122

Water Control Showdown, editorial in the Oregonian, August 23, 1955. 377

Water Fight Coming, editorial in the Oregonian, November 3, 1955. 378

Water Rights in Jeopardy, editorial in the Oregon Grange Bulletin,

July 5, 1955.

376

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