But other experts say marsh management and diversion projects have bigger potential payoffs and funds must be concentrated on them.
Controversial diversion project (under construction)
Effects of Bargaining The diversion project will take 11.76 billion cubic yards of water from the Yangtze each year.
The idea for the Sykia Dam and overall diversion project was first envisioned in the 1930s but a lack of funding precluded construction.
In 1938, a Bureau of Reclamation office opened here to study a diversion project.
Among the largest of these water diversion projects is the Columbia Basin Project, which diverts water at the Grand Coulee Dam.
It has become rare in Florida due to overcollecting and extensive drainage of natural wetlands from development and water diversion projects.
Unfortunately, these diversion projects degraded the river slightly.
Building canals, drains or any diversion project may be used to make unusable land suitable for human activities.
Many city, county and local officials, however, said they expected the diversion projects to go forward.