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Report, Final environmental impact statement, Southern Nevada Water Project, second stage, June 6, 1977 Final environmental impact statement for the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project.
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Letter from E. E. Cunningham (Yermo, Cal.) to J. P. Mack, November 27, 1930 Discussion of selling water to people living next to the Arden Pipeline, provided they were not using the water to manufacture moonshine.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, January 4, 1952 The Nevada State Engineer suggested that the Las Vegas Valley Water District purchase 1200 acres of "water bearing lands," but the District only wanted to purchase 679 acres.
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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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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Ernest Cragin (Las Vegas), May 6, 1946 Letter written by the Nevada state engineer to the mayor of Las Vegas regarding the water use from the Las Vegas Aquifer, which was roughly equal to the recharge rate. The state engineer recommended that a group of property...
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, September 11, 1950 Officer followed up with owners of coolers not equipped with recirculation pumps and issued citations to those still not in compliance.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), May 23,... Two hotels complained that they had no water pressure on their second floors, and Bracken discussed the possibility of purchasing a well to boost the pressure in the system.
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Letter from J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles) to W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City), July... Clark recommends replacing the sheet metal pipeline with concrete to fix a massive leaking problem.
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Letter from T. P. Cullen (Los Angeles) to R. E. Wells (Los Angeles), April 28,... Recommendation that the spring be covered to prevent contamination of drinking water.
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Letter from R. M. Sutton (Omaha) to A. E. Stoddard, March 19, 1952 Comparison of the economic benefit of selling water production and distribution facilities in Las Vegas to the Water District versus donating them.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to W. R. Rouse, April 26, 1954 The Department of the Interior was demanding three million gallons of water a day in return for approval to operate a pipeline from Lake Mead to Basic Management Inc.
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Letter from Robert J. Moore to Pat McCarran (Washington D. C.), March 18, 1954 Letter summarizing the issues surrounding the Las Vegas Valley Water District trying to obtain passage of a bill allowing them right-of-way across federal land.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles), June 10, 1938 Well No. 2 had dropped production from 2.5 million gallons a day to 700,000 gallons, and Bracken discussed possible remedies.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Letter, handwritten notes, and sketches from Division Engineer C. Miller (Los Angeles) to Chief Engineer... Details of pipeline maintenance including sketches of the work to be done in Las Vegas
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 27, 1948 Discussion of the issues involved with selling water to properties located outside of the Las Vegas city limits.
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Letter from Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 13, 1938 The decrease in flow from Well No. 2 was likely due to the high lime content of the water forming scales over the perforations in the pipe, and Moss recommended enlarging the holes.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, September 20, 1948 Contract negotiations for connecting a new subdivision to the water company mains.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, August 27, 1948 Discussion of the request to Mayor Cragin to extend water mains south on the Las Vegas Strip for fire protection.
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Letter from E. W. Cragin (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), August 24,... Request from Las Vegas Mayor Cragin to extend company water mains down the Las Vegas Strip solely for fire protection.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Los Angeles), June ... Bracken briefing Jeffers on the production problems with Well No. 2, a possible rate increase due to evaporative water coolers, and the water shortage in Las Vegas
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Letter from Alfred J. Ryan to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas. Pittman is an older name for the city of Henderson. Whitney is an older name for East Las Vegas.
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Letter from Ralph W. O'Neill and James R. Montgomery (Las Vegas) to the Colorado River... Report on how to increase the capacity of the Basic Magnesium, Inc. water facilities to allow for more water to go to the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, September 10, 1928 Summary of the amount of water used by the railroad, the water company, and for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch in 1928 for use in calculating water rates.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to William McDermott (Las Vegas), November 11, 1902 Letter refers to surveying the ranch and makes reference to the Stewart burial plot and cattle.
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Letter from Harold J. Stocker (Clark County, Nevada) to Harold L. Ickes (Washington, D.C.) February... Clark County commissioner asking the Secretary of the Interior to use some of the funds from the Arid Lands Fund to create a drinking water system in the Moapa Valley.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to William McDermott (Las Vegas), December 5,... C. O. Whittemore, General Attorney for the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company recommends that if the Creek runs off the ranch property at any time, that the creek either be diverted or piped.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles), January 17, 1908 Letter to the president of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company complaining of the railroad pumping oil from a sump into Las Vegas Creek.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Las Vegas) to William McDermott, November 29, 1902 McWilliams provides surveying information and recommends purchasing the springs that lay outside the boundaries of the Stewart Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), June 21,... Bracken appraising Clark of a complaint by the City Commission to the Nevada Public Service Commission and its resolution.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter to the Mayor of Las Vegas reporting of output from the Las Vegas Springs and wells and consumption by Las Vegas residents.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, October 26, 1945 Bracken stating that water from company wells should not be used for irrigation until metering can be instituted. The formation of a water district at this time was not desirable for the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, May 20, 1942 Explanation of why Las Vegas Land and Water Company had undercharged users by almost $900 the previous year.
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Letter from Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las... List of wells owned by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the amount of water granted to each.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) May 20, 1942 Bracken's response to Jeffers who had asked about accounting problems. Las Vegas was undergoing a massive boom, and the urban growth represented the difference in numbers.
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Letter to H. I. Bettis, April 13, 1906 Bettis stating that prohibiting outside faucets would not solve the problem of unauthorized users, and would punish those who haven't given permission to neighbors who were using it anyway. It was also hard for owners to stand guard over their...
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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken and Robert B. Griffith... Notice from the state engineer that Robert B. Griffith and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company were both being called to a hearing to discuss their conflicting applications.
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Letter from M. S. Beal (Las Vegas) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City, Nevada), September 25,... Lawyer notifying the state engineer that Peter Buol had applied for some water from the Las Vegas Creek, which entire length and the springs were on land owned by the railroad on the basis that some of the water was...
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Letter from W. H. Hulsizer (Omaha) to G. F. Ashby (Omaha), May 7, 1942 Hulsizer enumerated the many financial and political reasons that the water producing lands controlled by the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company should be sold to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles) to T. E. Gibbon (Los Angeles), August 22,... Whittemore stating that the reservoir at the Las Vegas Springs should be covered and a pipeline run since the open water system was an epidemic and a lawsuit waiting to happen.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City), October 13,... Letter to the Nevada State Engineer refuting Buol's application for water from the Las Vegas Creek since the Las Vegas Springs were on private property and entirely appropriated on that property.
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Letter from A. M. Folger to Walter R. Bracken, May 7, 1945 Discussion of the ramifications of withdrawing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company's protest to the proposed Griffith well.
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Letter from H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles) to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), W.... There were more lots in Las Vegas occupied than paid water connections, and the letter discusses the best method to get unauthorized users to pay.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), May 7,... Bennett proposed that they offer to sell water at a wholesale rate to Robert Griffith to resolve the conflicting applications issue.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Ray Marks (Reno) regarding Nevada Senate Bill... Letter from Bennett calling attention to Nevada Senate Bill No. 155. Senate Bill 155 gives the Las Vegas Valley Water District power in levying taxes and issuing bonds in ways contrary to its original act. According to Bennett, it would...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to A. L. Coey (Los Angeles), January 28,... Bracken providing details for a possible agreement to sell water to the Railroad Pass Casino and asking if Coey approves of the deal.
 

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