Water for Five Central Arizona Indian Tribes for Farming Operations: Hearings Before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, on S. 905 ... May 23 and 24, 1977

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Strana 223 - The public use implies a possession, occupation and enjoyment of the land by the public at large, or by public agencies; and a due protection to the rights of private property will preclude the government from seizing it in the hands of the owner and turning it over to another on vague grounds of public benefit to spring from the more profitable use to which the latter may devote it.
Strana 223 - It is not essential that the entire community or even any considerable portion thereof should directly enjoy or participate in an improvement in order to constitute a public use.
Strana 470 - Our examination was made in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards, and accordingly included such tests of the accounting records and such other auditing procedures as we considered necessary in the circumstances.
Strana 330 - November 1, 1915, at a limit of cost of $5,500,000, for the purpose, first, of providing water for the irrigation of lands allotted to Pima Indians on the Gila River Reservation, Arizona, now without an adequate supply of water and, second, for the irrigation of such other lands in public or private ownership, as in the opinion of the said Secretary, can be served with water impounded by said dam without diminishing the supply necessary for said Indian lands...
Strana 338 - In the said territories, property of every kind, now belonging to Mexicans not established there, shall be inviolably respected...
Strana 341 - We also agree with the Master's conclusion as to the quantity of water intended to be reserved. He found that the water was intended to satisfy the future as well as the present, needs of the Indian Reservations and ruled that enough water was reserved to irrigate all the practicably irrigable acreage on the reservations.
Strana 341 - It can be said without overstatement that when the Indians were put on these reservations they were not considered to be located in the most desirable area of the Nation.
Strana 133 - Arizona corporation, is responsible for the administration of the water supply and water rights of its shareholders. As agent for the District, the Association operates and maintains the irrigation transmission and distribution system which provides water for agricultural and municipal uses in the Project's 250,000 acre area. I am also Chairman of the Arizona Irrigation Districts...
Strana 336 - Any claim within the provisions of this Act may be presented to the Commission by any member of an Indian tribe, band, or other identifiable group of Indians as the representative of all its members; but wherever any tribal organization exists, recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as having authority to represent such tribe, band, or group, such organization shall be accorded the exclusive privilege of representing such Indians, unless fraud, collusion, or laches on the part of such organization...
Strana 131 - The hydroelectric powerplants and transmission lines authorized by this Act to be constructed, operated, and maintained by the Secretary shall be operated in conjunction with other Federal powerplants, present and potential, so as to produce the greatest practicable amount of power and energy that can be sold at firm power and energy rates...

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