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House report, Volume 74th Congress, 1st session, House report no.374, 1935, Washington, D.C.., p.2 p. (1935)

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climate, coastal hazards, flooding, hydrography, physical modifications, precipitation, Siletz River, Siletz River Basin, surveys


74th Congress, 1st session, House report no.374, 1935. House Resolution 5777 had requested a preliminary examination of the Siletz River and this report shows that the resolution met with a favorable response. β€œThe floods of 1933 caused severe damage to all portions of the Siletz River Valley and damaging floods occur at intervals from 2 to 4 years. It is believed these floods warrant investigation with a view to determining flood-protective measures.” A subsequent unpublished report by the Army Corps of Engineers (March 8, 1937) recommended against flood control work in the lightly populated Siletz watershed.