Irrigation in the United States / by Elwood Mead and B.A. Etcheverry. [1928?]
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Bernard Alfred Etcheverry was born in San Diego, California on June 30, 1881. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1902 with a degree in civil engineering. He was an instructor of civil engineering at the University of California from 1902 to 1903 before becoming a professor of civil engineering and irrigation engineering at the University of Nevada in Reno from 1903 until 1917. In 1917 he returned to Berkeley where he worked until his retirement. Etcheverry was also a c...
Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....