Flood Control Act

A federal statute providing Flood Control Act. A federal statute providing for the control of floods along the Mississippi River. 56 Am J1st Wat § 97.

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  • Flood Control Act of 1965 — The Flood Control Act of 1965, Title II of USPL|89|298, was enacted on October 27, 1965, by the 89th Congress and authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to design and construct numerous flood control projects.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Flood Control Act of 1936 — The Flood Control Act of 1936 was an Act of the United States Congress signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that authorized civil engineering projects such as dams, levees, dikes, and other flood control measures through the… …   Wikipedia

  • Flood Control Act of 1944 — The Pick Sloan Flood Control Act of 1944 (P.L. 78–534), enacted in the 2nd session of the 78th Congress, is U.S. legislation that authorized the construction of thousands of dams and levees across the United States. It led to the establishment of …   Wikipedia

  • Flood Control Act of 1934 — The Flood Control Act of 1934 is an Act of Congress in the United States which granted authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the designing and building of flood control projects.ref|haddow1 It is often regarded as a piece of… …   Wikipedia

  • Flood control channel — Flood control channels are a series of large, concrete, and empty (except when a flood is actually present) open air channels that extend a ways below the street levels of some larger cities, so that if and when a flood occurs, the flood will run …   Wikipedia

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