The North Texas Region and the Development of Water Resources in the Trinity River Basin of Texas, 1840-1998

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This study focuses on the development of water resources in the Trinity River basin for navigation, flood control, water supply, recreation, and allied purposes. Special emphasis is given to the development of the upper Trinity River basin through the influence of community leaders in Dallas and Fort Worth. A desire harbored for generations by upper basin residents for creating a navigable waterway on the Trinity River coalesced in the twentieth century into a well organized movement for all facets of water resources development. Sources include correspondence, speeches, and promotional materials of civic leaders, politicians, and other citizens, as well as ... continued below

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Sparkman, Michael D. August 1999.

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This study focuses on the development of water resources in the Trinity River basin for navigation, flood control, water supply, recreation, and allied purposes. Special emphasis is given to the development of the upper Trinity River basin through the influence of community leaders in Dallas and Fort Worth. A desire harbored for generations by upper basin residents for creating a navigable waterway on the Trinity River coalesced in the twentieth century into a well organized movement for all facets of water resources development. Sources include correspondence, speeches, and promotional materials of civic leaders, politicians, and other citizens, as well as works by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

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  • 1840 - 1998

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Sparkman, Michael D. The North Texas Region and the Development of Water Resources in the Trinity River Basin of Texas, 1840-1998, thesis, August 1999; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278226/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .