Economic problems and progress of Columbia Basin Project settlers
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Published by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Columbia Basin Project (U.S.),
  • Farmers -- Columbia River Valley -- Economic conditions

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Cover title.

StatementE.R. Franklin, W.U. Fuhriman and B.D. Parrish.
SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 597., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 597.
ContributionsFuhriman, Walter U., 1896-, Parrish, Barnard D.
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17533241M

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The Columbia Basin Project is located in the central part of Washington State in the counties of Adams, Douglas, Franklin, Stevens, Okanogan, Grant, Lincoln, and Walla Walla. The primary feature of the project is Grand Coulee Dam, which is located on the main stem of the Columbia River about 90 miles west of : Joe Simonds. According to W. Gale Matthews, a longtime resident and businessman in Ephrata, the idea for what would become the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project came from attorney William M. the spring of , a group of locals gathered in Clapp’s law offices in Ephrata to discuss America’s involvement in World War I and the desire to grow more crops to support the war effort. All of this drove the construction of Grand Coulee Dam and the Columbia Basin Project. Settlers who came to the arid Columbia Basin in the s and s dreamed of irrigation. 7 The Columbia Basin Project is the result of many overlapping and diverse visions, all aiming toward that end, which emerged from the late-nineteenth century through the present. 5. U.S. Department ofthe Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Columbia Basin Project Joint Investi? gations: Tentative Report on Problem No. 15 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, ), ; and Quincy Columbia Basin Irrigation District, Minutes, Book 1 (March 7, January 7.

Economic and social conditions of communities: economic and social characteristics of Interior Columbia Basin communities and an estimation of effects on communities from the Alternatives of the Eastside and Upper Columbia River Basin draft environmental impact statements: a . The Columbia Basin Project is an immense irrigation development in central Washington state that provides water from the Columbia River to about , acres (, hectares) on the Columbia project is in the Big Bend area of the river, which includes the cities of Ephrata, Quincy, Moses Lake, and Othello. The Problem of the Columbia River Salmon. Project: Book_Return to the The Integrated Scientific Assessment for Ecosystem Management for the Interior Columbia Basin links landscape, aquatic. The Columbia River is the fourth largest river in North America. Originating in British Columbia, it flows 1, miles to the Pacific Ocean near Astoria, Oregon. Size, however, is only one aspect of what makes the river particularly unique. Uniqueness is also evident by looking at the Columbia River Basin.

The Columbia River Project stretches northward to the Canada-U.S. border and southward to Pasco, Washington. Crops raised on project lands include grains, alfalfa, hay, beans, fruit, sugar beets, potatoes, and sweet corn (ibid.; Chapter 3 discusses the Columbia Basin Project and its hydrological features in greater detail). An Overview of the Columbia Basin Climate Change Scenarios Project: Approach, Methods, and Summary of Key Results 1,*, MarketaMcGuireElsner2, 3, Se-YeunLee4, IngridTohver3 and Robert A. Norheim4 1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. Columbia Basin Project The Columbia Basin Project is a multi-purpose, federally authorized Bureau of Reclamation project located in central-eastern Washington State with diverse and direct benefit to local, state, and national economies. land economics grand o coulee lincoln1 grant i' rv~ county:,county - project area i 0 miles 50 i i s.m. fig. 1-the position of the columbia basin project within the state of washington. lincoln county, which is used for some comparisons, is the diagonally ruled area to the east 1, feet. the edges of the basin .