TeachMeFinance.com - explain Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)
Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) The term 'Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) ' as it applies to the area of agriculture can be defined as ' A bureau within the Department of the Interior, whose mission is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources. The agency replaced the Reclamation Service, which was established pursuant to the Reclamation Act of 1902 to 'reclaim (arid lands) throughout the West through irrigation.' The Bureau built, operates, and maintains more than 300 storage dams on rivers throughout the western United States'.
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