Unformatted text preview: improvements of rivers and other waterways, including watersheds thereof, for flood control purposes are in the interest of the general welfare; that the Federal government should improve or participate in the improvement of navigable waters or their tributaries, including watersheds thereof, for flood control if the benefits to whomsoever they may accrue are in excess of the estimated costs and if the lives and social security of the people are otherwise adversely affected. Section 1, Flood Control Act of 1936...
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- Fall '08
- U.S. state, President of the United States, United States Congress, Federal government of the United States