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This letter, dated March 12, 1954, from Laura Page Knudson, legislative assistant to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick, to attorney Walter Burk, concerns the projected energy figures related to the Garrison Dam. The document also includes a note from Knudson which explains that she has attached a letter from the US Army Engineers. This attached document, a letter from CH Chorpening, assistant chief of the Engineers for Civil Works, includes data tables showing the projected amount of kilowatts and associated dollars generated by the dam at three pool operating level ranges. His letter concludes that discussions about the dam's operating level have focused on the power losses, but that he believes the dollar losses to be significant as well. See related doc "Letter from Representative Burdick to CH Chorpening Regarding Garrison Dam Pool Level, March 15, 1954"

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pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion

Organizations Referenced

United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, US Engineers for Civil Works,

People Referenced

CH Chorpening, Laura Page Knudson, Usher Burdick, Walter Burk

Letter from Laura Knudson to Walter Burk Regarding Garrison Dam Energy Projections, March 12, 1954