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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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THREE GREAT BENEFITS Southern California is of the united opinion that the Colorado river can best be controlled by the construction of a dam at Boulder Canyon. This dam, as it has been proposed, would accomplish three tremendously important ends; It would assure protection from floods. It would provide dependable irrigation for 2,000,000 acres, including 750,000 acres now irrigated by the Colorado river. It would serve as a site for the development of 600,000 continuous horsepower of electric energy.

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