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This ancient booklet could have a number of typos and lacking textual content. dealers can obtain a unfastened scanned replica of the unique e-book (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ... and to be had a wide pencentage of its mineral elements. as a result of the over the top use of water for irrigation in a few elements of the valley, rather broad parts were materially broken by way of bringing the alkali to the outside. the various revolutionary considerate farmers have reclaimed a few of either the alkali and swamp lands by way of systematically laid underdrains. The significant crop is timothy hay. CASCADE CANAL. The Cascade Canal was once the 1st of any value to take water from close to the headwaters of the Yakima River. This water correct was once filed after many different huge appropriations were made farther down. to guard their pursuits in the course of low water the corporate in 1903 appropriated 1,000 cubic toes in line with moment from Lake Kachess, and in February of an identical 12 months they filed on 500 cubic ft according to moment from the Yakima River. the unique purpose was once to construct a low rock-fill dam on the outlet of the lake for the aim of storing water, yet extra passable preparations have on the grounds that been made with the Federal gurus. In constructing the Yakima Valley this lake can be used to supply a large number of garage. The canal used to be outfitted and is owned through a cooperative corporation of the farmers who personal the lands and who're the single ones who can use the water from the trench. The canal is forty three miles lengthy, mendacity above the road of the city Ditch, and covers 15,000 acres, approximately 9,000 of that is now less than cultivation. those lands are committed mainly to hay and are worth $80 in line with acre, whereas these older and higher more desirable which adjoin are promoting for $100 to $250 in line with acre, based upon the positioning and enhancements. the upkeep fees are anticipated to be approximately eighty cents in line with acre. WEST KITTITAS CANAL. The West aspect Irrigation corporation, a cooperative organization, ...