Flood Control Act of 1938

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The Flood Control Act of 1938 was an Act of the United States Congress signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that authorized civil engineering projects such as dams, levees, dikes, and other flood control measures through the United States Army Corps of Engineers and other Federal agencies. It is one of a number of Flood Control Acts passed nearly annually by the United States Congress.

Projects covered by the Act[edit]


Green River Lake Dam, Kentucky (begun April 1964, Completed June 1969)Green River Lake

See also[edit]

for related legislation which sometime also implement flood control provisions.