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Dale Brown
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Irrigation in the Columbia River Basin


Chapman, L. Oscar. The Columbia River: U.S. Bureau of Reclamtion. Insight into the development of the Columbia River. United States Printing Office 1950.

Cone, Joseph and Ridlington, Sandy. The Northwest Salmon Crisis: A Documenty History. A look at the declining salmon runs on the Columbia River caused mostly by man's manipulation of the river. Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1996.

Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation. The Columbia River Basin: Comprehensive Plans for Development of the Water and Related Resources. Washington: United States Printing Office, 1949.

Department of the Interior. Yakima: Federal Reclamation Project. Development of the Yakima region. Washington: Unitied States Printing Office, 1939.

Dietrich, William. Northwest Passage the Great Columbia River. Detail accounts of the discovery and development of the Pacific Northwest. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.

Golze, Alfred. Reclamation in the United States. Hoover Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch, Task Force Report on Natural Resources. Washington, 1949.

Harden, Blaine. A River Lost: The life and death of the Columbia. A histrorical account of the development of the Columbia River. Portland, The Eighth Mountain Press, 1994.

Hayden, B. E. Columbia Basin Project: Soil and Economic Conditions. Comprehensive report on the soil and economic conditions of the Columbia Basin including long term environmental impact on the region. Washington: United States Printing Office 1928.

Huffman, John. Irrigation Development and Public Water Policy. A look at the Willamette Valley Project of Oregon. New York, 1953.

Hunn, Eugene S. The Big River. Parts covering the Bonneville, Dalles, and Grand Coulee Dams. University of Washington Press, 1990.

Krug, J. A.. The Columbia River: United States Department of the Interior. A study of proposed Columbia River Basin projects. United States Printing Office 1947.

Lamborn, Frank M. . Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. Hearings on the feasability of irrigation in the Columbia Basin region. Olympia, Public Printer 1920.

Lowitt, Richard. The New Deal in the West. Accounts of New Deal development and the environment on the Columbia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.

Menig, D.W. The Great Columbia Plain. Seattle: U of Washington Press, 1968. Details water use/ consumption.

National Research Council. Water Transfer in the West: Efficiency, Equity, and the Environment. Reviews from the Western Water Management Committee. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1992.

Outwater, Alice. Water: A Natural History. A history of water in America to include the Columbia River. New York: Basic Books, 1996.

Raven Peter H., Berg Linda R., and Johnson, George B.. Environment. A study on man's impact on the environment to include some references about the Columbia River. Florida: Saunders College Publishing, 1993.

Stradling, Dale F.. The Columbia River-An Inexhaustible Resource? A book with a message that the Columbia River is a limited resource.

Subcommittee On Irrigation and Reclamation: Soap Lake Problem, Columbia Basin Project and Acreage Limitations, Columbia Basin Project. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1956.

Swain, Donald. The Bureau of Rclamation and the New Deal, 1933-1940. Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 1970.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Columbia River mouth to McNary Dam. A Coumbia River and tributaries review study. Portland: Corps of Engineers North Pacific Division, 1977.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Columbia River System Operation Review: Final Environmental Impact Statement. North Pacific Division: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Columbia River Basin: Soil, Water, and Crop Management Investigations. Washington: United States Printing Office, 1950.

U.S. Department of Interior. Environmental Statement For The Columbia River: Columbia River Project, Ephrata. United States Printing Office, 1975.

United States Water and Power Resources Service. Water and Power Resources Service Project 1981. Report on water and power resource on the Columbia River. Denver: The Service, 1981.

White, Gilbert F. Environmental Effects of Complex River Development. A look into the man made enviornmental changes on a river to include the Columbia River. Westview press, 1977.

White, Richard. The Organic Machine. A histroical look into the development of the Columbia River. New York: Hill and Wang, 1997.

Worster, Donald. Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity and The Growth of The American West. A historical account of the development of rivers in the mid to western United States, to include the Columbia River. New York: Random House 1985.


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