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Hetch Hetchy

Hetch Hetchy

a survey of water & power replacement concepts

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Published by Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region in Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Water-power -- California -- Hetch Hetchy Valley,
  • Restoration ecology -- California -- Hetch Hetchy Valley,
  • Reservoir drawdown -- California -- Hetch Hetchy Valley,
  • Hetch Hetchy Valley (Calif.),
  • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (Calif.),
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHetch Hetchy : water and power replacement concepts
    Statementprepared on behalf of the National Park Service by the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation. Mid-Pacific Regional Office., United States. National Park Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 32, A1-A43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23114572M
    OCLC/WorldCa19250807

    The article is an excerpt from Brower's latest book, Hetch Hetchy: Undoing A Great American Mistake, imagining what restored valley would look like. December 19 - The San Francisco Examiner, publishing on the th anniversary of the approval of the Raker Act to dam Hetch Hetchy. Media - Books, Film and Music and Music: The story of Hetch Hetchy looms large in American cateringwhidbey.com several books and films, Hetch Hetchy is the subject. In others, it plays plays a key role. Media - Photographs: A variety of images, old and new, on our website are linked to Flickr.

    Hetch Hetchy Dam Site: Hearings Sixty-third Congress, First Session on H.R. , a Bill Granting to the City and County of San Francisco Certain Rights of Way In, Over, and Through Certain Public Land, the Yosemite National Park, and Stanislaus National Forest, and Certain Lands in the Yosemite National Park, the Stanislaus National Forest, and the Public Lands in the State of California. Oct 01,  · Luckily, our friends lent us their copy of the book Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Railroad by Ted Wurm. The author was part of a group of railfans who traveled the railroad around and took lots of photos. This book has a map of the railroad route, and several descriptions that allowed me to start to map the exact position of the tracks.

    “Dam Hetch Hetchy!”: John Muir Contests the Hetch-Hetchy Dam. The Progressive Era’s most controversial environmental issue was the – struggle over federal government approval for building the Hetch Hetchy dam in a remote corner of federally . —From Hetch Hetchy: Undoing a Great American Mistake In the 's the thirsty city of San Francisco reached deep into Yosemite National Park to build the O'Shaughnessy Dam on the Tuolumne River, diverting one-third of the river's water and flooding the Hetch Hetchy Valley, said at the time to be as magnificent as Yosemite Valley cateringwhidbey.com: Heyday Books.


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Hetch Hetchy Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Battle over Hetch Hetchy is something beyond merely the best book anyone has ever written on confluence of canyon, dam, and city that so shaped the story of the modern American West.

It is both a well-argued history and a beautifully-written testimony of hubris and loss, even possible cateringwhidbey.com by: In the 's the thirsty city of San Francisco reached deep into Yosemite National Park to build the O'Shaughnessy Dam on the Tuolumne River, diverting one-third of the river's water and flooding the Hetch Hetchy Valley, said at the time to be as magnificent as Yosemite Valley itself/5.

Jan 31,  · Hetch Hetchy: Undoing A Great American Mistake [Kenneth Brower] on cateringwhidbey.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ''The environmental movement as we know it was forged in the fight against Hetch Hetchy Dam. No previous debate over the American landscape had so engaged and enraged the American public.

The Sierra Club and other opponents helped stir this sentiment and /5(3). Jan 18,  · In more recent years, I worked on Hetch Hetchy projects so this book is an excellent resource for engineers, or others who love the area and are interested in how the San Francisco water systems came to be the system still works virtually as designed the hydroelectric power plants are a great source of green energy.5/5(4).

Hetch Hetchy book A surprisingly good book that gave a fairly even view of both sides of the Hetch Hetchy debate over where San Francisco should get its water/hydro-electric power. The book also deals with John Muir and the start of the Sierra Club as they were heavily, and still are, involved in the Hetch Hetchy battle/5.

The proposal to dam Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park created unprecedented controversy and provoked editorials in opposition from more than newspapers across the country. The damming is often cited as having ignited the modern environmental movement. Sep 06,  · The problem with a lot of Hetch Hetchy book written about Hetch Hetchy is that they leave out the original Native Americans of Hetch Hetchy Valley.

The Paiute Indian people were the original owners of Hetch Hetchy, but no one, especially the Yosemite National Park Service, does not /5(5). On the Proposed Use of a Portion of the Hetch Hetchy, Eleanor and Cherry Valleys, within and near to the boundaries of the Stanislaus U.W.

National Forest Reserve and the Yosemite National Park as Reservoirs for Impounding Tuolumne River Flood Waters and Appurtenant Works for the Water Supply for San Francisco, California, and Neighboring Cities.

—From Hetch Hetchy: Undoing a Great American Mistake. In the ’s the thirsty city of San Francisco reached deep into Yosemite National Park to build the O’Shaughnessy Dam on the Tuolumne River, diverting one-third of the river’s water and flooding the Hetch Hetchy Valley, said at the time to be as magnificent as Yosemite Valley itself.

Hetch Hetchy is the name of a valley, a reservoir and a water system in California in the United States. The glacial Hetch Hetchy Valley lies in the northwestern part of Yosemite National Park and is drained by the Tuolumne River.

For thousands of years before the arrival of settlers from the United States in the s, the valley was inhabited by Native Americans who practiced subsistence cateringwhidbey.com: 1, acres ( ha).

Restoration of Hetch Hetchy Valley will not only restore the integrity of Yosemite National Park, it will also resurrect one of the most ecologically diverse and scenic areas in our national park system – a twin of the famed Yosemite Valley, 15 miles to its south.

Aug 10,  · You mentioning Hetch-Hetchy and how it made you appreciate nature made me think of a book I recently read: A Passion for Nature, a book about John Muir’s life, written by Donald Worster. Part of the book deals with his struggle (ultimately unsuccessful) to save Hetch-Hetchy from flodding.

It tells the story of his first visit into Hetch Hetchy Valley during the fall of Published March 25,this was the fourth of his newspaper columns to appear in print. “A treasure of painstakingly gathered and annotated primary historical documents that animate the vibrant history of Hetch Hetchy Valley and Yosemite National Park in the words of those who lived it, this book serves as an invaluable resource for students of the park or of California or U.S.

environmental history—or anyone interested in the turbulent history of the valley. When water from the Sierra Nevada reached the San Francisco Bay area init was greeted by a national celebration after two decades of grueling construction. The Hetch Hetchy Project evolved from a long search for a reliable source of water for San Francisco that began after the Great Earthquake.

Prior to the earthquake, San Francisco had burned to the ground repeatedly due to the. The most in-depth examination of the original Hetch Hetchy controversy.

Muir, John, The Yosemite, Chapter 16 on Hetch Hetchy Sierra Club Books, reprinted from the book originally published by Houghton Mifflin, Nash, Roderick, Wilderness and the American Mind, Yale University Press, Hetch Hetchy Valley, chapter 16 of the book 'The Yosemite' by John Muir, (OCR-scanned and converted to HTML by Dan Anderson, text corrected by Andrew Slyadapted to the Exhibit by Harvey Chinn and Harold wood.) A part of the John Muir.

Note: A revised version of the following essay, omitting the first three paragraphs, and edited to emphasize the similarities of Hetch-Hetchy to Yosemite Valley, was eventually included as Chapter 16 of Muir's book, The Yosemite.

This article begins on page with the Isaiah West Taber photo “Looking Up Hetch-Hetchy Valley from Sunrise Point;” the article proper begins on page "Hetch Hetchy Valley," by John Muir, Boston Weekly Transcript, March 25, "The Hetch-Hetchy Valley," by John Muir, Sierra Club Bulletin, January, "Hetch Hetchy Valley" by John Muir - from his book, The Yosemite.

New York Times Editorials Opposing Damming of Hetch Hetchy. The Battle over Hetch Hetchy: America's Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism: Robert W Books Advanced Search Today's Deals New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books.

The mission of Restore Hetch Hetchy (RHH) is to return the Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park to its natural splendor ─ while continuing to meet the water and power needs of all communities that depend on the Tuolumne River.

In order for this to occur, the City of San Francisco must agree to drain the Hetch Hetchy reservoir and return the valley to the control of the National Park.Hetch Hetchy Railroad #5. Hetch Hetchy #5 is a built by Alco/Cooke inconstruction number This engine saw service on HHRR through the raising of the dam in the s, then in it was sold to Weyerhaeuser who moved it to Vail, Washington and gave it #Headquarters: Groveland.Oct 05,  · The story of Hetch Hetchy Valley is not quite over.

For the last one hundred years, various groups have lobbied to remove the dam, and next month a measure is on the ballot in San Francisco to approve a study of how the valley might be restored and replaced with alternative sources of water and power.