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Colorado River problem
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314 THE COLORADO RIVER PROBLEM TABLE 1.—Expenditures for River Control below Laguna Dam. Reclamation Service: Yuma Project levees (1905-12), 54 miles : Earth embankment........................................3,040,000 cu. yd. Rock revetment............................................1,650,000 " " Construction and maintenance, 1905-23.................................................. $3,234,500 California Development Company: C. D. Co. Levee (1906-09), 27 miles, 10 miles rocked.......................... $1,100,000 Volcano Lake Levee (1908), 8 miles; raised and revetted in 1912; 10-mile extension, built 1914-15..................................................... 525,000 ----------------- 1,625,000 U. S. Treasury—General Fund: Ockerson Levee (1910-11), 24.5 miles :........................................ $800,000 Repairs and betterments to C. D. Co. and Volcano Lake Levees by Col. Ockerson (1910-11).......................................................... 200,000 Repairs to C. D. Co. and Volcano Lake Levees by Gen. Marshall (1915).... 100,000 ----------------- 1,100,000 Imperial Irrigation District: Volcano Lake (1916-22): Raising and rip-rapping (approximate)................................... $550, 000 Fund furnished Gen. Marshall for repairs, 1915 (raised by subscription).. 100,000 Sais Levee (1919) (destroyed) (estimated)....................... ......... 60,000 " " (1922) (estimated)............................................ 80,000 Bee River Levee and Pescadero Cut-off (1921-22)......................... 413,000 Raising and revetting upper end of Ockerson Levee and revetment and repairs to C. D. Co. Levee (estimated).................................. 300,000 ----------------- 1,453,000 Total cost of levees........................................................... $7,412,500 Southern Pacific Railroad: Closing first break, to December 1, 1906...................................... $1,375,000 Closing second break, December 7, 1906-July 21, 1907........................ 1,084,000 ----------------- $2,459,000 Total for river control...................,.................................... $9,871,500 Average annual cost of maintenance for past 6 years: Yuma Project.......$ 86,500 Imperial Valley......200,000 Expenditures on Levees, Yuma Project. Totals : 3,034,182 cu. yd. of earthwork............................................................... $ 836,909 Railroads................................................................................... 308,982 Rock revetment and maintenance......................................................... 2,088,578 $3,234,469 Yuma Valley Levee (built in 1905-11) : 1,125,969 cu. yd. of earthwork............................. .............. $ 353,608 26.5 miles of railroad ............. 231,889 Rock revetment and general maintenance.................... .............. 1,142,640 Reservation Levee (built 1907-09 and 1912) : 1,166,404 cu. yd. of earthwork.................................. .............. $ 335,252 $1,728,137 Railroad .................... 5,670 Rock revetment and general maintenance................... .............. 761,290 Gila Valley Levees: Arizona Levee (5 1/2 miles built 1911) : 402 005 cu. yd. of earthwork................................. .............. $ 84,996 1,02,212 6.5 miles railroad............................................ .............. 71,423 Rock revetment and general maintenance.................. .............. 184,648 Gila Levees (7.8 miles built 1906 ; abandoned) : 339,804 cu. yd. of earthwork................ . $ 63,053 341,067 63,053 $3 234 469

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