Report On Investigations Into Measures For The Reduction Of Flood Hazard In The Greater Winnipeg Area; Prepared by Red River Basin Investigation, Water Resources Division

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[Red River Basin Investigation, Water Resources Division]. Report On Investigations Into Measures For The Reduction Of Flood Hazard In The Greater Winnipeg Area; Prepared by Red River Basin Investigation, Water Resources Division. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Department of Resources and Development, Engineering and Water Resources Branch; Water Resources Division, 1 October, 1953. First printing. pp. ix, 66. 4to. Card covers in duo-tang style binding. Replete with 21 plates of maps in addition to many tables, charts, aerial photographs etc. Light rubbing to the covers, light occasional pencil marginalia otherwise bright and clean with tight, sound binding; very good+. At time of cataloguing not in Peel, University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections. A thorough investigation on the feasibility of diversion of river flows in excess of the channel capacity for the Greater Winnipeg region. Thorough consideration is given to all possible flood-control measures, including channel improvement, dyking, storage, and diversion. Initial cost estimates for the project ranged from 12 million dollars for protection against a flood of the 1950 magnitude to 82 million dollars for protection against a flood of the 1826 magnitude. Card Covers. (#1111) $75.00