Context of Water resources development act of 1979. Report of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation together with dissenting views (including cost estimate and comparison of the Congressional Budget Office) on H.R. 4788, authorizing the construction, repair, and preparation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes. October 10, 1979. -- Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed.