sept8 - Sept. 8th: Planning Procedures: -Info from U.S.G.S....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Sept. 8 th : Planning Procedures: -Info from U.S.G.S. (dept. of interior) -or oil companies -army corps of engineers -Soils: county records; internet; forest service; N.R.C.S. (best place) N atural R esource C onservation S ervice; you can also get experts in the field and find it out for yourself -Vegetation: general ecological maps; ecological site descriptions (can find online) U.S. dept of Agriculture; or Arial photographs -Water resources: U.S.G.S., water supply papers, or corps of engineers (dept. of defense) stream flow records -Water use/needs: ask people, talk to communities chamber of commerce (economic entity) -Social & economic data: historical records -Ownership: county level, county tax info -Water rights: handled at the state level -on high plains: high plains water district #1, legal water control **read about water laws in book** - 2 different kinds of water laws in US: East: reparian rights—use the water that is on your land West: doctorne prier opropriation (1 st come)—sell water rights
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 4314 taught by Professor Fish during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.

Page1 / 2

sept8 - Sept. 8th: Planning Procedures: -Info from U.S.G.S....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online