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Cover: The California Water …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title (Cover to) The California Water Atlas.
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Inside Front Cover: The Cali …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title (Inside Front Cover to) The California Water Atlas.State Atlas
Note Handwritten owner: Daniel O. Holmes, March 18th, 1980.
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Letter Insert and Title Page …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title (Letter Insert and Title Page to) The California Water Atlas. William L. Kahrl, Project Director and Editor, William A. Bowen, Cartography Team Leader, Stewart Brand, Advisory Group Chairman, Marlyn L. Shelton, Research Team Director, David L. Fuller, Principal Cartographer, Donald A. Ryan, Principal Cartographer, Edmond G. Brown, Jr., Governor, State of California, Bill Press, Director, Office of Planning and Research, Ronald B. Robie, Director, Department of Water Resources. State of California.
Note Inserted letter to Readers with errata, dated October 24, 1979.
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Table of Contents: The Calif …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title (Table of Contents to) The California Water Atlas.
Note Acknowledgments of staff, advisors, and contributors.
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Foreword. Hydrologic Balance …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Foreword. Hydrologic Balance for California.
Note Credits.
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Foreword (continued). Glossa …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Foreword (continued). Glossary. Chapter 1. California's Water in Context.
Note Includes a list of metric conversion factors. Shows infrared space image of (San Francisco) East Bay Area.
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California in Context. Chapt …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title California in Context. Chapter 1. California's Water in Context (continued).
Note Shaded relief map of the western states showing areas receiving 24 or more inches of annual precipitation. Includes a comparison of major water features in the west.
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Chapter 2. The Natural Endow …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment. Mean Annual Precipitation.
Note Includes histograms for mean monthly precipitation for 24 California stations.
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Chapter 2. The Natural Endow …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment (continued). Precipitation Variability.
Note Statewide and annual variability is highlighted in graphs.
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Annual Runoff and Seasonalit …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Annual Runoff and Seasonality. Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment (continued).
Note Map of runoff including table of principal drainage basin areas. Diagrams of seasonal (monthly) variability in runoff for 33 streams in seven basins.
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Chapter 2. The Natural Endow …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment (continued). Snow Depth. Average April 1 Snow Depth, 1947-1977.
Note Includes diagrams: Snowfall Incidence in the Central Sierra, Average Snow Depth and Water Content (February 1 - May 1 for four basins), Snow Depth (maximum, minimum, average through year) at Donner Summit.
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Chapter 2. The Natural Endow …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment (continued). Natural Moisture Demand.
Note Includes three maps: Average Annual Evaporation, Average Daily Evapotranspiration in January, Average Daily Evapotranspiration in July. Includes graphs of water balance for Sacramento and Los Angeles.
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Chapter 2. The Natural Endow …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 2. The Natural Endowment (continued). Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement.
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Chapter 3. The Advent of Hum …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued). The Virgin Waterscape.
Note Includes table: Canals and Ditches for Mining Purposes - 1867. Shows lakes, freshwater marshes, riparian forests, coastal brackish marsh, coastal salt marsh, and saline and alkaline lands.
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Sacramento Flood Control Sys …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Sacramento Flood Control System. Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued).
Note Shows flood hazard areas, protected areas, bypass boundary, and levees boundary. Channel capacities shown. Includes diagrams: Flow Past the Latitude of Sacramento during Flood Event, Maximum/Minimum Discharge (Sacramento river), Reservoir Floodwater Storage (Sacramento Drainage).
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Chapter 3. The Advent of Hum …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued).
Note Includes infrared space images of Sacramento area and northern Delta.
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Chapter 3. The Advent of Hum …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued). (Los Angeles Area Irrigation, San Bernadino Area Irrigation, 1888 by William Hammond Hall).
Note Text box: William "Ham" Hall.
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Chapter 3. The Advent of Hum …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued). Historic Water Development.
Note Shows irrigated lands (1912 vs. 1972, dams, canals and type of constructing agency. Table: Dams Constructed before 1941.
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Chapter 3. The Advent of Hum …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 3. The Advent of Human Settlement (continued). California State Engineering Department. Topographical and Irrigation Map of the San Joaquin Valley, Sheet No.3, Wm. Ham. Hall, State Engineer, 1886.
Note Shows irrigated lands and western Sierra Nevada in the vicinity of Fresno and Visalia. Text box: Parks Dam Controversy.
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Chapter 4. Urban Development …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 4. Urban Development and the Rise of Public Control.
Note Infrared space image of northern San Francisco.
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Northern California Urban De …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Northern California Urban Delivery System. Chapter 4. Urban Development and the Rise of Public Control (continued).
Note Shows water deliveries of the East Bay Municipal Water District (EBMUD) and the San Francisco Water Department in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Chapter 4. Urban Development …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 4. Urban Development and the Rise of Public Control (continued).
Note Includes color infrared space image of Owens Valley.
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Southern California Urban De …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Southern California Urban Delivery Systems.
Note Shows water deliveries from the Colorado River Aqueduct, and the Los Angeles Aqueduct via Owens Valley, includes system longitudinal profiles. Includes table: MWD (Metropolitan Water District) Operations, 1974/1975.
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Chapter 4. Urban Development …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 4. Urban Development and the Rise of Public Control (continued). (Color infrared space image of the greater Los Angeles).
Note Includes small map showing Los Angeles City Annexations. Text box: Owens Valley Water War.
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Chapter 5. The Colorado Rive …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 5. The Colorado River.
Note Text box: George Chaffey.
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Growing Season Evapotranspir …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Growing Season Evapotranspiration. Chapter 5. The Colorado River (continued).
Note Evapotranspiration diagrams compare crops, months, regions, and quantities of evapotranspiration.
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Chapter 5. The Colorado Rive …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 5. The Colorado River (continued).
Note Text boxes: The Metropolitan Water District, The Arizona Navy (Parker Dam controversy). Graph of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), a measure of salinity, of the Salton Sea 1948-1977.
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Colorado River Basin 1975. C …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Colorado River Basin 1975. Chapter 5. The Colorado River (continued).
Note Shows Consumptive uses and losses. Text box: The Apportionment and Use of the Colorado River Water Supply.
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Chapter 6. The Great Valley …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems. California State Engineering Department, Detail Irrigation Map, Fresno Sheet.
Note Text: Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems.
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Central Valley Project. Wate …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Central Valley Project. Water Year 1975. Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems (continued).
Note Shaded relief map of the Central Valley Project connected to a unit-by-unit volumetric diagram of water deliveries. Additional diagrams show Energy Generation, Use, Water Pumped, and Reservoir Capacities.
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Chapter 6. The Great Valley …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems (continued).
Note Text boxes: The 160-Acre Limit, and Valley Deliverers.
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State Water Project. Water Y …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title State Water Project. Water Year 1975. Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems (continued).
Note Shaded relief map of the State Water Project connected to a unit-by-unit volumetric diagram of water deliveries. Additional diagrams show Energy Generation, Use, Water Pumped, and Reservoir Capacities. Includes table: Future Deliveries of the State Water Project.
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Chapter 6. The Great Valley …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems (continued). Applied Irrigation Water 1972.
Note Overlaid on a shaded relief map of California are 12 boxes, each representing an irrigated region, and showing water use by crop.
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Chapter 6. The Great Valley …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 6. The Great Valley Systems (continued). (Infrared space Image of the Southern Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley).
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System. Principal Lakes and Reservoirs.
Note Text box: Subsidence and Salt Water Intrusion. Graphically and numerically shows volumes of principal lakes and reservoirs and has a table of other reservoir attributes.
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Measured and Unimpaired Stre …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Measured and Unimpaired Streamflows. Water Year 1975.
Note Graphically compares unimpaired and impaired monthly streamflows for numerous streams.
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
Note Includes tables: Inland Commercial Fishing (showing species, year introduced or native, location of fishery, and status or year commercial fishing ended), Water District Organization (showing type and year organized).
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
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Groundwater. Chapter 7. The …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Groundwater. Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
Note Shows undeveloped and developed basins with tables of statistics. Also shows Artifical Recharge in 1972, and Pumpage in 1972. Text portion: Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued). Text box: The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
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California Waterscape.
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title California Waterscape.
Note Includes major cities and towns, selected water conveyance features, coastal salt marsh, wild and scenic rivers, and intermittent lakes and reservoirs. Has a table of Conveyance Features keyed to map.
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Peak Streamflows. Chapter 7. …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Peak Streamflows. Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
Note Large graphic showing annual Instantaneous Peak Flows for each of fifteen major streams from 1905-1976. Flood Recurrence Frequencies also shown.
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
Note Text box on The Los Angeles County Flood Control District. Small map approximates the inundation areas and times to inundation following failure of a hypothetical Auburn Dam on the American River.
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Drought. Water Years 1976/19 …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Drought. Water Years 1976/1977. Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued).
Note Includes two maps: Percent of Average Precipitation and Snowpack, October 1, 1975 - September 30, 1976, Percent of Average Precipitation and Snowpack, October 1, 1976 - September 30, 1977. Also has graphics of water balances and reservoir storage, comparing average and drought years. Table: Urban Response to Drought.
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Chapter 7. The Operation of …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 7. The Operation of the Modern Water System (continued). Chapter 8. The Economics of Water.
Note Tables: Historic Floods and Droughts, Agricultural Response to Drought. Space image of Searles Lake.
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Urban Water Use and Price. C …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Urban Water Use and Price. Chapter 8. The Economics of Water (continued).
Note Map graphically shows price vs. use for dozens of California urban areas. Text box: Trends in Urban Water Use, 1966-70.
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Crop Patterns and Applied Wa …
1979
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Crop Patterns and Applied Water.
Note Maps of a 2 mile by 70 mile strip of land in Fresno County. Shows crop types and the amount of applied irrigation water.
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Chapter 8. The Economics of …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 8. The Economics of Water (continued).
Note Text box: Comparative Values in Agricultural Production (for Alfalfa, Cotton, and Grapes).
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Chapter 9. Commercial and Re …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 9. Commercial and Recreational Water Use. Water Use by Industry.
Note Diagram of Water Use by Industry includes box: Value Added/Water Consumed (for various products). Also shows breakdown of water sources for electrical power plant cooling.
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Chapter 9. Commercial and Re …
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Authors California Governor's Office of Planning and Research, California Department of Water Resources, Kahrl, William L., Bowen, William A., Brand, Stewart, Shelton, Marlyn L., Fuller, David L., Ryan, Donald A.
Full Title Chapter 9. Commercial and Recreational Water Use (continued). Hydroelectric Power Generation. Facilities, Installed Capacities, and Load Factors, 1972.
Note Map of power installations showing installed capacities and average generation, and ownership.
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