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Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota

United States. Bureau of Reclamation.

Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota

letter from Secretary of the Interior transmitting a report on the initial stage of the Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota, pursuant to the provisions of 53 Stat. 1187.

by United States. Bureau of Reclamation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Dakota.
    • Subjects:
    • Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.). Oahe Unit.,
    • Water resources development -- South Dakota.

    • Edition Notes

      Series90th Congress, 1st session. House document no. 163, House document (United States. Congress. House) ;, 90th Congress, 1st session, no. 163.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC424.S8 A58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 274 p.
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5390635M
      LC Control Number72601981

      The Oahe Dam is the second largest dam on the Missouri River, and the 15th largest earth fill dam on the planet. In comparison, it contains more than twice the fill material as the Aswan High Dam on the Nile River. Lake Oahe extends for miles up river towards . the Missouri Basin Project: “emergency” or “salvage” archeology at water resource development projects within the vast Missouri River Basin, primarily along the Missouri River in North and South Dakota. For nearly thirty years, these two offices oversaw the investigation and recovery.

      Basin Report: Missouri River The Missouri is the longest river in the United States. It has a watershed of more than , square miles, includes portions of 10 states and one Canadian province, and encompasses approximately one-sixth of the United States. The Missouri drains the largest watershed within the United States and produces annual. Cite this Record. Draft Environmental State, Proposed Initial Stage Oahe Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, South Dakota. Anonymous. (tDAR id: ).

      The concept Missouri River represents the subject, aboutness, idea or notion of resources found in Boston University Libraries. The basin’s northern landscapes include level to gently rolling plains and hills composed largely of glacial till. The region between the Missouri River (on the north) and the South Dakota-Nebraska border (on the south) is arid and has eroded to form deep valleys.


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Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota by United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota; letter from Secretary of the Interior transmitting a report on the initial stage of the Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project, South Dakota, pursuant to the provisions of 53 Stat.

[United States. Bureau of Reclamation.; United States. Department of the Interior. Get this from a library. Oahe unit, Missouri River Basin project: hearings before the Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on H.R.

27 and H.R. a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain the first stage of the Oahe Unit, James. S. (96 th): A bill to deauthorize the Oahe Unit, James Division, Missouri River Basin Project, South Dakota.

Call or Write Congress Add to List React to this bill with an emoji. The investment made to the program thus far is $ billion, with South Dakota book billion of which has been used for mainstem dam construction including Fort Peck Dam in Montana, Garrison Dam in North Dakota, and Oahe, Big Bend, Fort Randall and Gavins Point Dams in South Dakota.

The Pick–Sloan Missouri Basin Program, formerly called the Missouri River Basin Project, was initially authorized by the Flood Control Act ofwhich approved the plan for the conservation, control, and use of water resources in the Missouri River Basin.

The intended beneficial uses of these water resources include flood control, aids to navigation, irrigation, supplemental water supply. The Missouri River is the longest river in North America. Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2, miles (3, km) before entering the Mississippi River north of St.

Louis, river drains a sparsely populated, semi-arid watershed of more thansquare miles (1, km 2), which includes parts of ten U.S. states and two Country: United States. The project was to employ a series of canals and pumps to move water from the Oahe dam at Pierre to an Oahe Irrigation Unit in Brown and Spink Counties, over what Carrels of Aberdeen calls "the.

Lake Oahe is the first stop along the northern part of the Missouri River in South Dakota. It stretches for miles from Oahe Dam, near Pierre, all the way north to Bismarck, N.D.

The largest of the four Missouri River reservoirs, Lake Oahe is the "big water." This deep, clear lake - at its maximum depth, Oahe reaches feet-- makes for. Supply System) Pick-Sloan Missouri River Basin Program," Bureau of Reclamation, July • Board of Water and Natural Resources, Meeting DecemCENDAK Related • "Water Districts: A Design for South Dakota’s Future," South Dakota Water Congress, May File Size: 32KB.

Missouri River basin project, comprehensive plan authorized in for the coordinated development of water resources of the Missouri Missouri, river, c.2, mi (4, km) long (including its Jefferson-Beaverhead-Red Rock headstream), the longest river of the United States and the principal tributary of the Mississippi River.

Upper Missouri Water Users Association. Represents: This organization is governed by a board of directors representing a cross section of water interests in the four states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming) with membership of a wide variety of local, private, and public entities who are concerned about upper Missouri River water.

Power generation began at Big Bend Dam in and the entire complex was completed in Big Bend hydroelectric power plant is operated to meet peak demands for electricity in the Missouri River Basin. The power plant houses eight units with combined maximum generation capacity ofkilowatts. This is enough power for ab homes.

OAHE DAM is located in central South Dakota 1, miles above the mouth of the Missouri River and 6 miles northwest of Pierre, the capital of the state. The reservoir created by the Dam extends approximately river miles upstream, to within a short distance of Bismarck, North Dakota.

Get off the beaten path and follow the Missouri River through South Dakota where you can explore four large Missouri River lakes, including lakes Oahe, Sharpe, Francis Case and Lewis and Clark and all the history, culture and recreation you can handle along the way.

The Missouri River Institute (MRI) seeks to increase interest in and knowledge about the Missouri River and its basin. The work of the MRI focuses on both the natural and cultural resources of the river. In this regard, the MRI seeks to develop and promote activities related to river issues in the areas of research, education and public outreach.

Missouri River basin project, comprehensive plan authorized in for the coordinated development of water resources of the Missouri River and its tributaries, draining an area of c, sq mi (1, sq km) in Nebraska, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Iowa, and program provided for the construction of dams with a storage.

Harnessing the Missouri River has brought substantial economic, environmental, and social benefits to North Dakota and the other states. For decades, the State of North Dakota has worked diligently to protect and develop its interests in the Missouri River, while recognizing that our state makes up only a portion of the basin as a whole.

Missouri Iowa South Dakota North Dakota Fort Peck Garrison Oahe Big Bend Ft Randall Gavins Point Missouri River Basin Nebraska Minnesota Missouri River Region Reservoir Control Center Since July Missouri River Mainstem Reservoirs Runoff Volumes for the Oahe reach includes the basin between Garrison and Oahe dams, 62, sq.

While it continues south, eventually reaching Oahe Dam in South Dakota, the Grand, Moreau and Cheyenne Rivers all join the Missouri from the west.

The Missouri makes a bend to the southeast as it winds through the Great Plains, receiving the Niobrara River and. The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service.

Missouri River is the longest river in North America. The Waterway is ranked the world’s 15th- longest river at 2, miles. The starting source of the river begins at the Gallatin, Madison, and Jefferson Rivers in Montana, and flows to the Mississippi River at St.

Louis.Montana in the Rocky Mountains and flows east and south for km until it enters the Mississippi River, north of St. Louis, Missouri (Fig. 1). The basin drains more than 1, km2 including portions of ten states and two Canadian provinces and encompassesapproximatelyone-sixthoftheconterminousUnited.In the summer of an archeological field party from the State Historical Society of North Dakota carried out excavations at the Demery site, in the upper part of the Oahe Reservoir, in Corson County, South Dakota.

Funds for the project were provided under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, and through appropriations by the North Dakota State Cited by: