Federal View of Interagency River Basin Planning

by Burnham H. Dodge,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 3, Pg. 305-316

Document Type: Journal Paper


Comprehensive interagency water resources planning involving both Federal water resources agencies and the states is described. Included is information on background and development of the procedure, its purposes, and methods of operation. Analyzed are some innovations under consideration for more specific and more visible delineation of alternative goals for water resources development, and the manner of drawing from these alternatives the elements of a single preferred plan. Immediate and long-range problems involved in this procedure are pointed out.

Subject Headings: Water resources | Rivers and streams | Basins | Federal government | Innovation

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