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Colorado River Salinity Control Program

federal accomplishments report for fiscal year 1993

by Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council

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Published by [U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation] in [Denver, Colorado?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Control,
  • Public lands,
  • Water quality management,
  • Management,
  • Colorado River Salinity Control Program (U.S.),
  • Water salinization,
  • Salinity

  • About the Edition

    Contains FY 1993 accomplishment reports furnished by Federal agencies associated with the Colorado Basin Salinity Control Program.

    Edition Notes

    Other titles1993 federal accomplishments report
    Statementpresented to Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council ; by United States Department of Agriculture ; Environmental Protection Agency ; United States Fish and Wildlife Service ; United States Geological Survey ; Bureau of Land Management ; Bureau of Reclamation
    ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture, United States. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Geological Survey (U.S.), United States. Bureau of Land Management, United States. Bureau of Reclamation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 leaves :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419567M
    OCLC/WorldCa29044502

    This Review, the Review, Water Quality Standards for Salinity, Colorado River System (Review), is a review of the water quality standards for salinity for the Colorado River. It summarizes the Colorado River Basin Salinity Contro l Program (Program) and its proposed plan of implementation for continued salinity control. The purposes of the Forum are to coordinate salinity control efforts among the states, coordinate with federal agencies on the implementation of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program (Program), work with Congress on the authorization and funding of the Program, act to disseminate information on salinity control and otherwise promote efforts to reduce the salt loading to the Colorado River.

      In , faced with deteriorating water quality on the river, the basin states came together and persuaded Congress to enact a law known as the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control . By Gilbert D. Miller, Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Miller, Gilbert D., "Uintah Basin Unit Colorado River Salinity Control, Program Utah Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of CRSCP Contracts" ().Author: Gilbert D. Miller.

    Description based on: ; title from cover. Addeddate Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External-identifier. The Salinity Control Program was created with the passage of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act () with the purpose of improving water quality above Imperial Dam. The Salinity Control Forum (Forum) is comprised of the Department of Interior, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Land Management, and members from the Seven Basin.


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Colorado River Salinity Control Program by Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council Download PDF EPUB FB2

Congress enacted the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act (PL ) in June Title I of the Act addresses the United States’ commitment to Mexico and provided means for the U.S. to comply with provisions of Minute Title II of the Act created a water quality program for salinity control.

Colorado River Salinity Control Program It is estimated that over 1, tons of salt were entering the Colorado River each year from designated salinity areas in Colorado prior to By implementing the program, rural landowners can help to reduce the amount of salt entering the Colorado River.

Colorado River Salinity Control Program. The Colorado River and its tributaries provide municipal and industrial water to about 27 million people and irrigation water to nearly four million acres of land in the United States.

The river also serves about million people andacres in Mexico. The threat of salinity is a major concern in. 1 online resource (various pagings): Addeddate Associated-names Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council; United States.

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program. Background The Colorado River flows more than miles from it he adwaters in the Rocky Mountains through portions of seven states and the Republic of Mexico before it discharges into the Gulf of California.

Through natural and man - induced causes, it picks up and dissolves salt. Colorado River Water Quality Improvement Program (CRWQIP). The CRWQIP was authorized under the same act of Congress as the CRBSCP, the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 2 Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Project In response to concerns posed by Mexico regarding the high salinity of the ColoradoAuthor: Lara Bickell.

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum W. Suite Bountiful, Utah () Colorado River Salinity Control Program Monitoring and Evaluation Each salinity control unit has three main goals. The first is on farm acres with improved irrigation systems applied, the second is a reported reduction in salinity achieved by the on farm irrigation system.

Title II of the Act creates the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program (Program) which focuses on improving the water quality of the Colorado River to U.S.

users above Imperial Dam. Since implementation of the Program, measures have been put in place which now reduce the annual salt load of the Colorado River by more than million tons.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program: This coalition of federal agencies and Colorado Basin States have implemented salinity control projects that have eliminated close to a million tons of salt per year from entering the Colorado River.

It is estimated that these salt reduction efforts reduce economic damages by about $ million/year. "Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act". TITLE I—PROGRAMS DOWNSTREAM FROM IMPERIAL DAM S EC. (a) The Secretary of the Interi or, hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary", is authorized and directed to proceed with a program of works of improvement for the enhancement and protection of the quality of water.

The BLM participates in the Colorado River Salinity Control program to improve our understanding of saline soils (Mancos Shale), and complete projects that reduce salt loading to the Colorado River.

The BLM is a participant in the Colorado River Salinity Forum, which is comprised of State representatives and federal partners, such as the NRCS. the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program, into the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Over the years, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) has evolved from a mode of labor/cost intensive detailed evaluation of a few farms and.

The Colorado River Salinity Control Program monitoring reports are available for both the Price San Rafael and Uintah Basin Units in Utah. The monitoring reports are an annual and cumulative progress summary of the funding, contracts, and practice.

for approval to the EPA, standards for salinity, including numeric criteria and a plan of implementation. InPL amended the Salinity Control Act, authorizing the USDA Colorado River Salinity Control Program.

Congress appropriated funds to provide financial assistance. Sinbad Valley Lower Gunnison Paradox Valley COLO. Elephant Wash. Created Date: 9/5/ PM. Reclamation is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Bureau of Land Management in the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program to build many salinity control projects on the Colorado River.

The program's overall goal is to cost-effectively reduce the amount of salinity in the river. The Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act (Public Law ) was enacted in and authorizes the Secretaries of the Departments of Agriculture and the Interior to implement measures that enhance and improve the water quality of the Colorado River System for use in.

An Economic Evaluation of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program Richard L. Gardner and Robert A. Young Dissolved salts (salinity) adversely affect numerous urban and agriculatural users of Colorado River water in California and Arizona. Congress in authorized a major salinity control by: 8.

The Basin Fund also receives revenues from M&I water service sales, rents, salinity funds from the Lower Colorado Basin (as a pass-through for the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program), and miscellaneous revenues collected in connection with the operation of the .Colorado River Salinity Control Program › Salinity Basin Funding (Lower Gunnison) Salinity Basin Funding (Lower Gunnison) We are fortunate to live at the headwaters of the Colorado River.

Our location and senior water rights provide many agricultural .Colorado River Salinity Control Program: federal accomplishments report for fiscal year by Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Advisory Council; United States.

Department of Agriculture; United States. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Bureau of Land Management; United States.