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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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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 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 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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Newspaper clipping, City lifts ban on daytime watering for 15-Day period, Las Vegas Sun, July... Newspaper article informing the public that the Las Vegas City Commission lifted the restriction on daytime lawn watering for 15 days, with the commission calling on volunteerism for the time period.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, February 26, 1945 Discussion of a meeting with the chamber of commerce regarding water metering in Las Vegas. The water company asserted that their desire for water meters was solely in the interest of water conservation and not increasing revenues.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, November 10, 1944 Letter to the president of the Union Pacific appraising him of why the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was protesting the issuance of new permits to drill wells in the Las Vegas.
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Memo from H. H. Larson to Union Pacific Railroad Company employees about water conservation, February... Notice to all railroad employees of the importance of conserving water as much as possible.
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to L. R. Maag (Las Vegas), June 12, 1953 Approval of the recommendation that the police department assign two officers to enforce water restrictions at the expense of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for the summer months as has been done in previous years
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Letter from Las Vegas Land and Water Co. General Manager to C. W. Shelley (Las... Las Vegas Land and Water Co. requesting an invoice from the city to pay the money they owed for having two uniformed officers enforcing water restrictions for the summer.
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Letter from L. R. Maag (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), June 11, 1953 Request to the Union Pacific Railroad vice president for approval of having the police department assign two officers to enforce water restrictions at the expense of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. for the summer months.
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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 E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Leo A. McNamee, Including a telegram... The Clark County delegation had yet to introduce the bill to permit the metering of water in Las Vegas. Bennett called on McNamee and Bracken to get Las Vegas residents to pressure the delegation to do so. Includes a...
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Report of re-check of coolers by special officers, August 18, 1950 Results of follow-up visits to those who lacked recirculating pumps on their coolers, broken down by subdivision and number of citations issued.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), October 10, 1944 Brief rundown of the water situation in Las Vegas, acquisition of water from Basic Magnesium Incorporated, and prevention of additional well drillings.
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Memo from W. H. Johnson about possible revisions to the water restrictions ordinance to make... Memo discussing possible revisions to the water restrictions ordinance to make it more effective.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, July 19, 1950 Folger reporting that he attended a meeting on possible revisions to a water restrictions ordinance, and that he spoke in opposition to it being repealed.
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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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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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Senate Bill No. 63, Chapter 167 by Senator Charles D. Baker, approved March 27, 1947 Bill that created the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Public service announcement by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company about avoiding water waste,... Transcript of a radio public service announcement reminding people to turn off their sprinklers at midnight and leave them off until 5 am or risk a citation from the police.
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Chart of water production and consumption from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, 1926-1944 Chart showing the available production, average daily consumption, and the maximum daily consumption of water from 1926 to 1944
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Chart of Las Vegas water consumption in 1940, circa 1941 1940 Las Vegas water consumption by month.
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Chart of Las Vegas water consumption in 1941, circa 1942 1941 Las Vegas water consumption by month.
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Copy of the act creating the Las Vegas Valley Water District, May 10, 1951 Text of the bill creating a water district in the Las Vegas Valley
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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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Report on the Basic Magnesium, Incorporated water supply system, Clark County, Nevada, October, 1949 Report on the water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Inc.
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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 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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Chart of pressure readings from a well at Huntridge subdivision, June 1950 Handwritten note: three days of pressure readings from a well in the Huntridge subdivision
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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 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 including map from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby regarding proposed Las... Map of the proposed Las Vegas Valley Water District with introductory letter.
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Letter and blueprints from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to Howard F. Clark (Las Vegas), March... Blueprint maps with introductory letter showing improvements built before December 31, 1950
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Report, Outline of water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Incorporated, Henderson, Nevada, September 22, 1944 Detailed report with drawings and maps of the water system at Basic Magnesium, Incorporated.
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Petition by property owners to create the Las Vegas Valley Water District addressed to the... Text of the petition circulated to real property owners within Clark County to create the Las Vegas Valley Water District. Also included is a map of the area to be supplied with water, which is marked with the proposed boundaries...
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, September 27, 1948, and newspaper... In the enclosed editorial sent with correspondence, Cahlan expressed a concern that if the water district were created, they would begin to get their water from Lake Mead, which of necessity would be chlorinated.
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Letter from T. E. Fennessy (Las Vegas) to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company,... Letter written by the Las Vegas City Manager, announcing a meeting on June 14, 1946 to discuss the water situation in the Las Vegas Valley. The letterhead includes a green colored engraving of an artesian well and an irrigation headgate....
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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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Photograph of a woman standing next to a water conservation sign in Jean, Nevada, circa... Woman in Western-style clothing standing outdoors in Jean, Nevada next to a sign on a post which reads, "Please don't waste the water, we have to buy it."
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Frank Strong, May 4, 1945 Bennett believes that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should withdraw its opposition to the drilling of Robert Griffith's well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to Charles McCall (Las Vegas), May 17, 1945 Bracken asking the city manager to require the more intelligent use of water in the Huntridge Addition city park to set a good example for residents.
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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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Newspaper clipping, Water report startles, Las Vegas Review-Journal, June 14, 1945 Newspaper article about a recently completed report. Author opined that unless something drastic was done soon, water would be the limiting factor on growth in Las Vegas.
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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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Newspaper clipping, Water waste is prohibited by law, April 28, 1945 Newspaper clipping from unknown source reminding readers of the city ordinance forbidding the waste of water.
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Newspaper clipping, Water level decline shown, Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 15, 1945 Newspaper article summarizing a 1945 U.S. Geological Survey report of a sharp water level decline in the Las Vegas artesian basin.
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Letter from Howard W. Cannon (Las Vegas) to Nevada Public Service Commission (Carson City), ... The Las Vegas City Commission instructed the city attorney to demand that the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. proceed immediately to augment the present water supply.
 

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