A HISTORY OF BUREAU OF RECLAMATION CONSTRUCTION-PART 1

The Bureau of Reclamation and the construction industry have worked in partnership to develop water resources in the 17 western states before and during the years 1925 to 1975 which mark the first half century of the Journal of the Construction Division of ASCE. The construction accomplishments on Reclamation projects built prior to 1925 are summarized. Selected dams, spillways, outlet works, penstocks, canal, and canal structures built on Reclamation projects are described in this part as are the methods of constructing them. The designs of the structures and the methods and equipment used to build them have changed gradually. However, landmark structures and construction methods can be cited and are described.

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  • Accession Number: 00084684
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE11189 Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM