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Diversion of the waters of the North Platte River.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

Diversion of the waters of the North Platte River.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply,
  • North Platte River,
  • Wyoming

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDiversion of waters of North Platte River
    SeriesS.rp.399
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16145259M

    The Great Platte River Road through Nebraska and Wyoming was the grand corridor of America's westward expansion. A number of famous trails converged in the broad valley of the Platte, forming a kind of primitive superhighway for the great Cited by: North Platte Article 1 diversion of water from the North Platte River and its tributaries in Colorado and Wyoming for attempting to prevent the Bureau of Reclamation from diverting North Platte River waters for storage in the Inland Lakes in Nebraska.

      The South Platte River crest has reached the city of North Platte. At 5 a.m. CDT Sunday, the river reached its highest level in recorded Author: Nick Wiltgen.   River Report, Cheap Trips and Up and Coming for Febru Wyoming Fly Fishing with a Conscience for 22 Years Janu Here’s to the New Year!

    South Platte River Fishing Information South Fork - near Fairplay, CO. The South Fork is nearly identical in characteristics as the middle fork, but has a little more access. The best waters are on the 63 ranch and Knight/Ilmer SWA but they can be crowded on the weekends. Lots of small fish are located here as well and provide a fun day fishing. Figure 4 provides a slightly more detailed regional map of the North Platte River and major tributary routes in southeast and central Wyoming (more detailed than the figures 1 and 2 maps). The North Platte River flows in a northwest direction between the Medicine Bow Mountains and the Sierra Madre Mountains in the figure 4 south center area.


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Diversion of the waters of the North Platte River by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation Download PDF EPUB FB2

You can see on the north side the canyons flow north toward the Platte River. And here you see this depression is actually the headwaters -- there’s an underdrain underneath the railroad track -- that head toward the Republican River,” Dave Ford of the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District said.

The Platte River / p l æ t / is a major river in the state of Nebraska and is about mi ( km) long. Measured to its farthest source via its tributary the North Platte River, it flows for over 1, miles (1, km).The Platte River is a tributary of the Missouri River, which itself is a tributary of the Mississippi River which flows to the Gulf of : Missouri River.

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Contact Organization: Beerline Irrigation Canal Address: Route 2, Box 15 City: Broadwater, NE Phone: The North Platte River, which flows out of Wyoming and across the Nebraska Panhandle, converges with the South Platte, which flows out of Colorado, near the city of North Platte.

In administering these waters, the state is divided into four water divisions. Water division 1 includes the North Platte and South Platte River drainages and the Little Snake and the Niobrara River drainages. Water division 2 includes all drainages north of the Niobrara and North Platte River drainages and east of the Big Horn Mountains.

Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to.

Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Wyoming and Montana can be directed to Kirk Miller ([email protected]; ).UPDATED October 1, USGS streamflow monitoring will continue at the following site effective October 1, Blacks Fork above Smiths Fork, near Lyman, WY ( to present); USGS monitoring.

Frederick Newell. Library of Congress. The act charged Chief Engineer of the new Bureau of Reclamation, Frederick Newell, to proceed with building five projects: 1) Milk River in Montana, 2) Newlands or Truckee, Nevada, 3) North Platte, Wyoming, 4) the Salt River Project in Arizona, and 5) the Uncompahgre Project in western Colorado, whose best-known feature was the.

Title: South Platte River map of fishing access Created Date: 2/23/ PMFile Size: KB. The Laramie is an unnavigable river which has its source in the mountains of Northern Colorado, flows northerly 27 miles in that state, crosses into Wyoming, and there flows northerly and northeasterly miles to the North Platte river, of which it is a tributary.

SMITHFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The first transfer of water from one river in Nebraska to another could be just over the horizon under a proposal that finally floated its way to Lincoln. Or this historic trans-basin diversion from the Platte River to the Republican River could join the list of similar schemes dating to the s that created controversy and left trails of lawsuits before Author: DAVID HENDEE.

Book Summary. Recreating s New York with the vibrancy and rich detail that are his trademarks, Pete Hamill weaves a story of honor, family, and one man's simple courage that no reader will soon forget.

Or this historic trans-basin diversion from the Platte River to the Republican River could join the list of similar schemes dating to the s.

or interested in the diversion and use of the waters of the South Platte River in that State. (3) The term "Upper Section" means that part of the South Platte River in the State of Colorado above and westerly from the west boundary of Washington County, Colorado.

(4) The term "Lower Section" means that part of the South Platte River in the State of. The Floater's Guide to Wyoming Rivers: Paddle and Portage by Dan Lewis provides some general information about the North Platte River in Wyoming, e.g., diversion dams and access points.

According to this book, the portage around Whalen Dam is about mile, so I decided to paddle below this dam from Fort Laramie to Torrington. Headwaters Corporation provides the independent Executive Director and staff for the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (PRRIP or Program), a major national species recovery program focused on three bird species (least tern, piping plover, whooping crane) and one fish species (pallid sturgeon).

Divert floodwaters (excess flows) from the Platte River to into the Republican Basin. Excess flows/floodwaters Recent flooding events are becoming more frequent. Utilize existing water infrastructure (CNPPID) as the diversion point.

E Canal between Smithfield and Elwood 24 inch Diversion Pipe with proposed 40 CFS discharge. THE PLATTE RIVER, ISSUE OF NAVIGABILITY by Deon D. Axthelm and Ron J. Gaddis 1/ The U. Army Corps of Engineers is considering recommending to the Secretary of the Army that the Platte River be declared a "navigable" v.1a ter from its mouth to North Platte.

This is being done under the Congressional. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land — Luna Leopold. Menu. Home; though Light estimated about of them went to users in the North Platte River basin in North Park.

All of this is about 13 miles from the diversion dam on the river and the canal’s length in Wyoming alone is 85 miles.”. Our History. The Platte Basin Timelapse project (PBT) has been funded and in motion since early Currently, the project has more than 60 time-lapse camera systems placed throughout square-mile basin, from its headwaters along the Continental Divide in the Colorado Rockies to the river’s confluence with the Missouri River on Nebraska’s eastern border.owned agricultural lands in the Platte River basin that may result in new depletions.

It will remain the responsibility of federal agencies to initiate Section 7 ESA consultation with FWS for such federal actions that are likely to result in new depletions to the Platte River, including water and land conservation activities.

7.The Projects and Facilities Database includes information on the major Reclamation dams, as well as the Reclamation powerplants and projects. It does not include information on some of the smaller diversion dams.

Some recreational areas at Reclamation facilities are managed by the National Park Service. Additional recreational information can.