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Report on flood control survey in Clark County, Nevada and data on Southern Nevada, 1938 Dated March 31, 1934 with appendices added from 1938, this report contains photographs and summaries of 18 areas in Southern Nevada, specifically the northeastern portion of Clark County and a small area in Arizona. The report was to serve as...
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Report on water spreading in Clark County, Nevada as a means of controlling floods, May... Report on the efficacy of water spreading to disperse flood water in Southern Nevada. Under the immediate Supervision of A. T. Mitchelson, State Project Supervisor. Prepared under the direction of George D. Clyde, Chief, Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation
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Bill granting to Las Vegas Valley Water District right of way to certain public lands... Legislative bill to grant right-of-way to the Las Vegas Valley Water District to lands between Lake Mead, Henderson, and Las Vegas. It also grants access to Basic Management Inc. to allow for the conveyance and distribution of water.
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Map of Arrowhead Canyon Dam and reservoir site, 1934 Map of Arrowhead Canyon Dam site.
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Photograph of the Colorado River from Observation Point, Boulder Canyon, April 3, 1932 Looking down the Colorado River from Observation Point, April 3, 1932, view of the beginning of construction of the Hoover Dam.
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Postcard showing a visualized Las Vegas after completion of the Hoover Dam, circa 1930 Postcard depicting an aerial view of the Las Vegas area as envisioned after the completion of Hoover Dam
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Postcard showing the Lake Mead boat landing at the Boulder Dam National Recreation Area, circa... Postcard depicting the boat landing at Hemenway Wash on Lake Mead
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Photograph of water pumps for Hoover Dam construction, circa 1931 Water pumps for the Hoover Dam construction concrete plant, upper batch plant.
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Photograph of settling basins at Hemenway Wash, Clark County, circa 1931 Settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in Boulder City.
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Photograph of water clarifier tank at gravel plant in Hoover Dam construction, March 19, 1932 Water clarifier tank at the gravel plant by the Colorado River for Hoover Dam construction.
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Photograph of water treatment plant in Boulder City, circa 1931 Water purification plant in Boulder City.
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Photograph of water treatment plant in Boulder City, circa 1931 Water treatment plant and water tank in Boulder City.
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Photograph of settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in... Settling basin at the head of Hemenway Wash for water purification works in Boulder City.
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Postcard showing Old Fort Callville near Las Vegas, before 1938 Colorized photograph of Fort Callville on the banks of the Colorado River.
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Report and survey of reconnaissance geology between Lake Mead and Davis Dam Arizona-Nevada, 1963 Geological survey of the area between Lake Mead and Davis Dam.
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Photograph of Boulder Canyon, circa 1920 The proposed site of Hoover Dam before the creation of Lake Mead
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Photograph of the Black Canyon damsite on the Colorado River, circa 1920 Black Canyon before the construction of Hoover Dam
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Report of meeting at Office of U. S. Engineers - Los Angeles, California, April 15,... Report of meeting to discuss and outline, and if possible, form a unit plan of cooperation for the pending flood control program in the Moapa Valley and Meadow Valley Wash.
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Progress Report for J. H. Wittwer, 1940-41 program List of activities and projects worked on by John Wittwer in 1940-41. Report has penciled comments in several places.
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County agent project progress report, Irrigation district, November 1, 1929 Progress report with copies of relevant correspondence regarding the creation of an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark County #12
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County agent project report, Erosion-flood control, April 1938 Summary of situation, goals, duties of cooperating agencies, and procedures regarding the effort to prevent flooding and erosion threatening properties and silting Lake Mead. Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, University of Nevada Agricultural Extension Division and United...
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Report, Ground-water appraisal of the Meadow Valley area, Lincoln and Clark Counties, Nevada, July 1964 Detailed survey of the ground water resources of the Meadow Valley area. This is Report #27 in the Ground-Water resources - Reconnaissance series
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Report, Socioeconomic impacts of the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project and its... Study on the possible societal impacts of bringing in water from outside of the Las Vegas Valley.
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Report about flood control in Virgin and Moapa Valleys Narrative that describes nineteen elements of the flood control program in the Virgin and Moapa Valleys.
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The Virgin River and the Virgin Valley, circa 1945 Discussion of changes to the Virgin River bed and irrigation works around Beaver Dam Wash in Arizona and Bunkerville in Nevada.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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Book excerpt, Report upon United States geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, 1889 Report, maps, and engravings of the survey of the area including Southern Nevada. The text offers a discussion about irrigation and artesian wells in the survey region, including a comparison between the valleys of the western United States and those...
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, August 18, 1931 Letter refers to Las Vegas Land and Water Company map, referenced below, showing proposed earthen dam near the Old Mormon Fort. Letter includes estimated construction costs. Mr. Adamson, Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad, advised against the...
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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
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Photograph of leveling sand dunes west of the water tower in Boulder City, circa 1931 Bulldozers leveling sand dunes west of the water tower in Boulder City.
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Photograph of water storage tank construction in Boulder City, circa 1931 Construction of a water tank in Boulder City by the Clearfire Water Company.
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Photographs of prayer dedication of the Boulder Dam site, circa 1931 Two views of the assembled guests present for the dedicatory prayer of the Hoover Dam construction site.
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County agent project progress report, Formation of irrigation district, November 1, 1930 The formation of an irrigation district was being put on hold until all land ownership issues brought about by the construction of Hoover Dam were resolved. Report signed by John H. Wittwer as District Extension Agent. Project Number: State Office...
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Recapitulation of projects for first revision lower Colorado drainage basin problems and programs for Nevada,... Prioritized list of projects and estimated costs for flood/erosion control projects in southern Nevada.
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Report, A review of the limnology of and water quality standards for Lake Mead, October... Runoff from the Las Vegas Wash had heavily polluted the Las Vegas Bay area of Lake Mead. This report offered recommendations for bringing the resulting algae under control.
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County agent project progress report, Flood control, November 1, 1936 Report on the 1936 work on erosion-flood control projects done by the Civilian Conservation Corps for the U. S. Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service. Project Number: State Office No. 172, Clark County No. 12
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County agent project progress report, Flood control - soil conservation, November 1, 1937 Report on the eight most pressing issues regarding flood-erosion control in 1937. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark Co. #12
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County agent project report, Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, 1929 Summary of plan for organizing an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley for flood control, water storage, and drainage. Project Number: State Office # M-282, Clark County # M-22
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County agent project report, Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, 1930 Addition Summary of plan for organizing an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley for flood control, water storage, and drainage. Project Number: State Office No. 172, Clark County No. 12
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County agent project progress report, Home water supplies - domestic water improvement and water facilities,... Discussion of the progress on domestic water for Bunkerville and Mesquite, Nevada. Prospects were good for the Work Projects Administration to install a tank and pipeline. PROJECT NUMBER: State Office # M-282, Clark County # M-22
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Report by Moapa Soil Conservation District on irrigation storage possibilities of Wells Siding, Bowman Reservoir,... Results of a preliminary survey of irrigation storage potential of Wells Siding, Bowman Reservoir and other nearby sites.
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from C. E. Swann (Rock Springs, Wyoming) to George... Report on water supply and use in Las Vegas. C. E. Swann, one of the authors of the report was Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Coal Company. The addressee, Mr. George B. Pryde was Vice President of the Union...
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County agent project, 1940 additions, Erosion - flood control, 1937-1940 Revised summary of situation, goals, duties of cooperating agencies, and procedures regarding the effort to prevent flooding and erosion threatening properties and silting Lake Mead. Report originally signed in May 1937. Handwritten notes throughout document. Cooperative extension work in agriculture...
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County agent project progress report, Flood control - soil conservation and soil conservation-domestic allotment, November... Discussion of the formation of the Virgin River Watershed Flood Control District and Soil Conservation Committee and the efforts of all the individual soil conservation districts. Project Number: State Office No. 172. Clark County No. 12 and Project Number: State...
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Cooperative agreement: Wells Siding flood control project, April 1938 Agreement between the Muddy Valley Irrigation Company and the Moapa Soil Conservation District for a flood control project on Wells Siding.
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Application for permit to appropriate the public waters of the State of Nevada, November 1939 Application for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to appropriate the water from a new well on the Las Vegas Ranch. Original Collection: Union Pacific Railroad Collection 97-19
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Report, Flood control and soil conservation in southern Nevada Brief history of flooding along the Virgin River and a list of work undertaken to prevent or diminish future flooding.
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Minutes of meeting at City Hall council chambers regarding the best ways to control flooding... Meeting called to discuss the best ways to control flooding in Southern Nevada.
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Semiannual report of the Moapa Soil Conservation District, from June 30, 1940 - January 1,... Summary of the work of the Moapa Soil Conservation Service for the last half of 1940.
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Photograph of water pump in Colorado River used for upper concrete batch plant, circa 1931 Pump in the Colorado River for the upper concrete batch plant
 

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