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TitleAuthorizing a preliminary examination of Siletz River and its tributaries in the State of Oregon with a view to the control of its floods
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1935
AuthorsU.S. House of Representatives
Series TitleHouse report
Pagination2 p.
CityWashington, D.C..
Call NumberOSU Libraries: Government Documents, Serial Set
Keywordsclimate, coastal hazards, flooding, hydrography, physical modifications, precipitation, Siletz River, Siletz River Basin, surveys
Notes74th 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 A subsequent unpublished report by the Army Corps of Engineers (March 8, 1937) recommended against flood control work in the lightly populated Siletz watershed.