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Colorado River problem
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ALLISON ON THE COLORADO RIVER PROBLEM 367 TABLE 24.—Imperial Irrigation Districts—Statistics from Financial Reports, 1919-1922. 1919 1920 1921 1922 Total. Acreage irrigated, United States Acreage irrigated, Mexico....... 417,000.00 136,560.00 417,000.00 190,000.00 414,000.00 122,000.00 415,000.00 150,000.00 1,663,000.00 598,560.00 Total acreage irrigated.......... Mexico irrigated 26.47% of entire acreage for 4 years. In the same manner, Mexico irrigated 26.55% of entire acreage in 1922. Total interest paid by Irrigation District on all District bonds and warrants, together with all discounts, taxes, and other similar charges paid, except discount on fourth issue of bonds sold for purchase of Mutual Water Companies and drainage in United States part of District............... Mexico's proportion of total interest charge is 26.47% of $1,852,449.79, or $490,343.46. In the same manner, Mexico's proportion of interest charge in 1922 is 26.55% of $408,555, or $108,471.35. Water sales, United States...... Water sales, Mexico............. 553,560.00 $451,025.73 $699,782.20 340,710.66 607,000.00 $534,552.97 $814,867.54 499,000.00 536,000.00 $458,316.09 $699,690.60 360,702.33 565,000.00 $408,555.00 $788,952.59 469,740.64 2,261,560.00 $1,852,449.79 $3,003,292.93 1,670,153.63 Total water sales, United States Mexico paid 35.74% of all water revenues for 4 years. In the same manner, Mexico paid 37.32% of all water revenues in 1922. Total operating costs of District on both sides of Boundary Line for both canal and levee systems, includes superinten-dence, maintaining canals, levees, bridges, structures, buildings, fixtures, grounds, power and telephone lines, insurance, maintenance of all machinery, including depredation ; cost of distributing water; salaries and expenses of Irrigation District directors, officers, clerks at all points, law expenses, advertising expense, etc................... Profit in water rentals over operating costs................ Other profits, exclusive of tax assessments, certificates of redemption and interest on same, or any other profit paid by taxation on assessment by United States side of line..... $1,040,492.86 $932,221.68 108,271.18 54,040.61 $1,313,867.54 $1,001,776.53 312,091.01 99,245.00 $1,060,392.93 $623,683.50 436,709.43 59,701.36 $1,258,693.23 $898,795.63 359,897.60 93,356.64 $4,673,446.56 $3,456,477.34 1,216,969.22 306,344.01 $162,311.79 $411,336.41 $496,410.79 $453,254.24 $1,523,313.23

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