Flood Control Act of 1941
The Flood Control Act of 1941 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
- Kinzua Dam (begun in 1960, completed in 1965)
- Fort Gibson Dam (begun in 1941, completed in 1949)
- Allatoona Dam (begun in 1946, completed in 1950)
- Construction of mandatory storm drains and flood control channels throughout the city of Los Angeles in the wake of the Los Angeles Flood of 1938.
for related legislation which sometime also implement flood control provisions.
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