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This letter from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to attorney Walter Burk concerns the operating pool level of the Garrison Dam. The document contains a letter from Burdick as well as a letter that Burdick is forwarding from EC Itschner, Assistant Chief of Engineers for Civil Works. The first letter, from Burdick, states that Itschaner's letter just arrived and is attached. Itschner's letter details the projected kilowatts generated by the dam at operating levels of 1,840 and 1,850. The letter uses tables to display this data and summarizes it in stating that the total estimated loss from using 1,840 instead of 1,850 is $1,589,000. See related doc "Letter from Walter Burk to Laura Page Knudson Regarding Garrison Dam Pool Level, August 2, 1954"
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
United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Engineers for Civil Works,
Usher Burdick, Walter O Burk, Laura Page Knudson, EC Itschner
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to Walter Burk Regarding Garrison Dam Pool Level, August 10, 1954" (2022). Usher Burdick Papers. 260.