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This ancient publication could have a variety of typos and lacking textual content. buyers can obtain a loose scanned replica of the unique ebook (without typos) from the writer. no longer listed. now not illustrated. 1890 Excerpt: ...lakes on Kern River, one a mile lengthy and a part mile extensive, and it truly is relatively point laud round them, with a gulch on the reduce finish, the place a dam a hundred and fifty or two hundred toes might run water again 2 or three miles. The Chairman. Are there any apartments there that discharge via a slim gorge I Mr. Broiler. convinced, a few small and a few huge. The Chairman. How is it on those different rivers--Kings River and White River? Mr. Broiler. Kings River is as huge a river because the Kern River, yet i've got had little or no event up on Kings River. The Chairman. How is the White River? Mr. Broiler. I comprehend there are a few residences there; and on Tule River there are a few apartments. On Kern River there were a few surveys the place there are a few areas for reservoirs--down close to the Kaweab. The Chairman. that's for this county. Mr. Broiler. certain; that's for this county. and that i desire to say iu reference to the Kaweah River that we don't use 1 / 4 or a 5th of the water that comes out of that river. The Chairman. Even throughout the season that you're irrigating? Mr. Broiler. definite. The water that comes out of the mountains is going right into a challenging flat. flip down 1000 toes of water on the head of the circulate, and prior to it comes out, drawing 2 hundred or three hundred toes of water, HOW THE COLONISTS introduced LAND lower than WATER. 287 and approximately two-fifths or three-fourths will be wasted within the apartments. we must always have a few approach of irrigation. Water will be introduced out of tbe Kaweah the place it comes out of the mountains with a canal on either side of the river on reliable company flooring. If that have been performed, we might have water adequate to irrigate this entire county. because it is now, there's not adequate. at the headwaters of the Kern there's a scope of state 50 miles large, as high-quality as a park. we're frightened that that are supposed to be put aside a...