Letters: Dec. 1, 1930

Hoover Dam


My attention has been called to your issue of Oct. 27, p. 19, where, in a footnote, you state with reference to the dam to be built pursuant to the Boulder Canyon Project Act, at Black Canyon on the Colorado River, "its legal title remains fixed by the Boulder Canyon Project Act."

The statement is in error. That Act names the project the Boulder Canyon Project, but this project includes not only a dam in the Colorado River, but the all-American Canal, and incidental works, including a diversion dam, also in the...

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