Bureau of Reclamation


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Bureau of Reclamation

Address:US Dept of the Interior
1849 C St NW
Washington, DC 20240

Phone:202-513-0501
Fax:202-513-0314
Web: www.usbr.gov
Established: 1902. Description:Responsible for managing water resources in the western U.S. The Bureau has constructed more than 600 dams, canals and reservoirs in seventeen western states, including Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and Grand Coulee on the Columbia River. Recreation areas (numbering more than 300) at the Bureau's water management sites are operated in cooperation with federal and state agencies and local governments.
Publications: Various brochures, pamphlets, books, reports, fact sheets, and maps. For a publications list, write to: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, PO Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225; or call 303-445-2072.

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