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Endorsement of House bill 11449 (similar to Senate bill 3511) Congress of the United States : providing for the construction by the federal goverment of the Boulder Canyon Dam and the All-American Canal
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valley can be made safe by the construction of flood control dams in the river basin; and hundreds of thousands of acres of additional lands can be irrigated, and immense amounts of hydro-electric power can be developed; and, WHEREAS, House of Representatives Bill No. 11449, "To Provide for the Protection and Development of the Lower Colorado River Basin," introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Phil Swing and in the Senate by Senator Hiram W. Johnson, is a measure looking to the early accomplishment of these purposes in the best and most practical manner; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the joint convention of the representatives of the Southern Section of the League of California Municipalities, of the Farm Bureaus and Farm Centers of Southern California and of the Imperial Irrigation Districts, duly assembled in the City of Santa Ana, California, on Thursday, the fourth day of May, 1922, pursuant to call and notice regularly made and given, That House of Representatives Bill No. 11449, "To Provide for the Protection and Development of the Lower Colorado River Basin," be approved and endorsed; That we urge upon the committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands and upon the Congress the imperative necessity of an early report and passage of this bill, that the relief therein proposed may soon be given; That we request the Senators and Congressmen from California to give their special attention to this measure and press its adoption.

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