Federal Statutes Annotated Volume 6 Containing All the Laws of the United States of a General, Permanent and Public Nature in Force on the First Day

United States

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ...of its lands, or relating to the working of hydraulic mines, the said commission is empowered to consult thereon with a commission of engineers of said State, if authorized by said State for said purpose, the result of such conference to be reported to the Chief of Engineers of the United States Army, and if by him approved shall be followed by said commission. 27 Stat. L. 511. Sec. 25. Restraining dams and settling reservoirs--to be built from special appropriations or debris fund. That said commission, in order that such material as is now or may hereafter be lodged in the tributaries of the Sacramento and San Joaquin River systems resulting from mining operations, natural erosion, or other causes, shall be prevented from injuring the said navigable rivers or such of the tributaries of either as may be navigable and the land adjacent thereto, is hereby directed and empowered, when approjinations are made therefor by law. or sufficient money is deposited for that purpose in said debris fund, to build at such points above the head of navigation in said rivers and on the main tributaries thereof, or branches of such tributaries, or at any place adjacent to the same, which in the judgment of said commission, will cflcct said object (the same to be of such material as will insure, safety and permanency), such restraining or impounding dams and settling reservoirs, with such canals, locks, or other works adapted and required to complete same. The recommendations contained in Executive Document Numbered Two hundred and sixty-seven, Fifty-first Congress, Second session, and Executive Document Numbered Ninety-eight, Forty-seventh Congress. First session, as far as they refer to impounding dams, or other restraining works, are hereby adopted, and the same are direc..