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1901 Bulletin No. 100, United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Experiment Stations, Elwood Mead, Expert in Charge, Report on the irrigation investigations conducted in California.
The 1901 Report of the Irrigation Investigations in California under the auspices of Elwood Mead, Expert in Charge was premised on the growing value and increasing scarcity of water creating, in turn, the need for better laws to control the distribution of streams in California. In order to promote the more rapid and successful development of the State's resources, the general conclusions of those taking part in the investigations indicated the need for and nature of the reforms required to put agriculture under irrigation on a ore enduring and satisfactory basis.
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