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Investigative report on underground leakage from artesian wells in the Las Vegas Area, 1938 Investigation of underground leakage of Las Vegas artesian wells.
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee to Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City), November 6, 1939 Letter to the state engineer accompanying the application to allow the Las Vegas Land and Water co. access to water on the Las Vegas Ranch. The unsigned application is referenced below.
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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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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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Report, Water levels and artesian pressure in wells in Las Vegas Valley and in other... Report on water levels and the pressure in artesian wells in Nevada.
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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 Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), March 3,... The State Engineer recommends offering Robert Griffith water at wholesale prices so he does not want to drill a well
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Memo from Oscar W. Bryan to E. E. Bennett about the water appropriation ruling, December... Attorney Oscar W. Bryan referring to the state engineer's denial of Jack Wollenzein's application to drill a well. The official ruling is referenced below.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 26, 1939 Letter confirming details regarding the drilling of a new well at the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from D. F. Wengert (Los Angeles) to W. C. Perkins, April 5, 1950 Letter indicating that the State Engineer may soon require the metering of the wells and springs in Las Vegas.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken, October 12, 1945 While Las Vegas was experiencing a water shortage, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should not protest the drilling of new wells as this might incite hostility. A water district may be formed that would be able to...
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), November 1,... Letter explaining the application to appropriate public waters. The unsigned application and well log are referenced below.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, May 29, 1945 Robert Griffith had filed a protest to the water company's drilling of well #11, most likely in response to their protest to his well. Strong recommended contacting Griffith's lawyers and offering to drop their objection in return for him...
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to E. E. Bennett, May 5, 1945 Strong believed that the water company's protest against Griffith's well was ill-conceived and recommended selling water at wholesale rates to Griffith.
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Letter from [A. M. Folger] to Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City), August 23, 1948 Request to the state engineer to expedite their permit to drill a well since the period for people to object had expired.
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Letter from Maxwell Kelch (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild (Los Angeles), October 18, 1944 Invitation from the Chamber of Commerce to attend a meeting to discuss the water situation in Las Vegas. Includes an enclosure listing the topic of a meeting held the day before to discuss the same issue.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, November 7, 1944 Meeting on water in Las Vegas. Discussion included the decline in water pressure throughout the valley, watershed recharge, BMI Water, a possible water district, well drilling, and more.
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Letter from Calvin M. Cory (Las Vegas) to Edward C. Renwick, December 20, 1952 Cory expresses the legal opinion that in an artesian basin, if you have a water right then the point of diversion makes no difference.
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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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Ruling on application No. 12918 to appropriate underground water in Las Vegas Valley, November 30,... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company protested to the application of Jack Wollenzien to drill a well near their well-field. The State Engineer agreed with the water company because of the falling water table.
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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), July 9,... Smith explaining to Bracken exactly how the state measures water, and that a miner's inch is a very imprecise measurement.
 

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