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The Flood Control Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

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This article deals with the organization set up in the Department of Agriculture to carry on watershed improvement work in the interest of flood control; the procedures being followed; the status of investigational and operational activities; and the significance of the watershed approach in installing watershed works of improvement that retard run-off and waterflow and prevent erosion and thereby reduce damages caused by floodwaters and sediment.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. Senior Member, S.A.F.

Publication date: October 1, 1947

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