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Colorado River problem
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344 THE COLORADO RIVER PROBLEM TABLE 19.—Comparative Plans of Development of Colorado River Below Diamond Creek (Assuming Up-River Storage Developed. Evaporation Loss at 5 Ft. per Year ; Irrigation Duty, 4 to 5 Ft. per Year.) Plan. Dam. Elevation of pool above sea level, in feet. Head available for power, in feet. Storage available for flood and irrigation, in acre-feet. Evaporation loss, in acre-feet. Horse-power available. Acres lost on account of evaporation. Cost. U. S. Bureau of Reclamation Plan. l Boulder 1,250 550 8,000,000 600,000 637,000 133,000 $50,000,000 2 { Bulls Head....................Boulder 645 1,250 0 590 1,650,000 2,350,000 25,000 725,000 0 714,000 14,000,000 50,000,000 Totals................ 590 4 ,00,000 750,000 714, 000 169,000 64,000,000 605 1,030 1,330 123 385 300 8,000,000 140,000 300,000 10,000 132,000 465,000 363,000 27,000,000 27,000,000 22,000,000 3 { Devils Slide.................... 810 8 000 000 450 000 960 000 100 000 76,000,000 Totals 605 1,030 1,330 180 385 300 4,000,000 215,000 300,000 10,000 187,000 465,000 363,000 27 000 000 27 000 000 4 { Mohave Boulder Devils Slide.................... 22 000 000 865 4,000,000 525,000 1,015,000 117,000 76,000,000 545 905 1,112 1,330 0 345 207 218 6,000,000 33,750 145,000 5,000 5,000 0 418,000 248,000 262 ,000 24,000,000 26,000,000 17,000,000 18,000,000 5{ Mohave Black Canyon (Lower End).. Pierce Ferry.................. Spencer Canyon.............. 770 6,000,000 183,750 928,000 38,000 $85,000,000 Totals

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