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This letter, dated September 19, 1945, from United States (US) Representative William Lemke to US Representative Usher Burdick concerns the Garrison Dam pool level. The letter states that "Taber and Stefan" have told Lemke that there could be a provision to not provide money for building the dam over 1,830 feet. The letter also states that the US Army Engineers and the US Bureau of Reclamation stated the dam would be built to 1,850 feet but be kept at 1,830 until further notice or until necessary to pump water from Garrison to a canal for the Sheyenne River in Devils Lake, North Dakota.

Date of Work

9-19-1945

Keywords

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, US Bureau of Reclamation, Sheyenne River Devils Lake, Crosby, Kenmare

Organizations Referenced

The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, US Bureau of Reclamation

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, William Lemke, John Taber, Karl Stefan, William G. Sloan

Letter from Representative William Lemke to Representative Usher Burdick Regarding Garrison Dam Pool Level, September 19, 1945

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