Reports pertaining to consumptive water use by irrigated crops and native vegetation in desert areas of Southern California,
Arizona, and other parts of the Southwest; to irrigation costs in California; to irrigation in Israel; and to irrigation and
water supply studies of the Pecos, Colorado, and other rivers.
Harry French Blaney, a water conservation engineer, made significant contributions to irrigation research not only in his
native California, but also throughout the world. In 1915, Mr. Blaney received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the
University of California; and upon graduation, he worked two years for the Southern California Gas Company. He began a career
with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in May 1917 that continued until his retirement in 1962. From that time until 1973,
he was a research associate at the University of California, Los Angeles.Born in Los Angeles, California, July 1892. Died in October 1976.
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