Authorizing the construction of a dam on the San Pedro River, Ariz.
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Authorizing the construction of a dam on the San Pedro River, Ariz. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Reservoirs,
  • Arizona,
  • San Pedro River (Mexico and Ariz.)

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Other titlesAuthorizing construction of dam on San Pedro River, Arizona
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination3 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16170001M

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The San Pedro River emerges from just south of Sierra Vista, AZ and flows north for approximately miles where it meets the Gila River. The only river left undammed in the Southwest, it is a major conservation corridor and home to hundreds of species of native and migratory birds and many diverse kinds of wildlife such as beaver and coati. San Pedro River is a surprising stream of history, recreation. Hiking, birding, petroglyphs and ghost towns attract visitors to southern : Roger Naylor.   san pedro river riparian national conservation area, ariz. - For 40 miles after flowing across the Mexican border into Arizona, the San Pedro River looks like .   The San Pedro, the last free-flowing river of the Southwest, has had an unusual cast of champions. Ecologists, birders, an emergency room physician—and yes, even attorneys—have fought to save the desert oasis's wealth from being wholesale diverted to indoor plumbing and lawncare. Then, at the turn of the century, came a group of misfits, putting their hairy paws in service to the San Pedro.

This book provides an extensive knowledge base on all aspects of the San Pedro, from flora and fauna to hydrology and human use to preservation. It describes the ecological patterns and processes of this aridland river and explores both the ongoing science-driven efforts by nonprofit groups and government agencies to sustain and restore its. Charleston near the San Pedro River was so badly damaged that, though no one was injured, residents slept outdoors for weeks. A report from there stated “the walls of the saloon did a two-step and the floor did a shimmey.” Apparently the quake did not dim the resident’s sense of humor. The San Pedro River is about miles long and flows north into the US terminating at the Gila River. Because of the water source provided by The San Pedro River, there are approximately species of birds that can be found in the area at different times of the year. Rain and rainfall–San Pedro River Watershed (New Mexico and Ariz.) I. Pool, D.R. II. Geological Survey (U.S.) III. Trends in streamflow of the San Pedro River, Southeastern Arizona, and regional trends in precipitation and for the San Pedro River at Charleston, Arizona Results of LOWESS regression analyses between monthly File Size: 4MB.

Colorado River Central Arizona Project; S a bill authorizing the construction, operation, and maintenance of a dam and incidental works in the main stream of the Colorado River at Bridge Canyon, together with certain appurtenant dams and canals, and for other purposes. Don Pedro Dam Current Uses and Operations: Reservoir Background. On February of , the MID and TID voters approved three bonds worth $ million dollars to construct the Don Pedro Dam. So, on J the construction of the Dam would began, and in it would be finished. New Don Pedro Dam, often known simply as Don Pedro Dam, is an earthen embankment dam across the Tuolumne River, about 2 miles ( km) northeast of La Grange, in Tuolumne County, dam was completed in , after four years of construction, to replace the concrete-arch Don Pedro Dam.. The dam serves mainly for irrigation water storage, flood control and hydroelectricity Location: Tuolumne County, near La Grange, California.   Huge development in Benson would endanger San Pedro River, environmentalists warn. Environmentalists say the river and endangered species can't .