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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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Statutes of the State of Nevada passed at the special session of the Legislature, 1912 Chapter 140: An Act to provide a water law for the State of Nevada
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Report of Las Vegas water during fourteen years, 1957 Overview of fourteen years of water use in the Las Vegas Valley showing water sales and consumption in gallons.
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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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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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Lease agreement between Las Vegas Valley Land and Water Company and Willie T. Stewart, Earl... Lease of the Las Vegas Ranch by Las Vegas Land and Water Company to Willie T. Stewart, Earl Leavitt, and William Udell Stewart. The document lists 13 terms and conditions including such topics as land use, water use, and fiscal...
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 22, 1927 Adamson recommended installing a meter to see how much water the water company was using so they could use the information for negotiatiing a contract renewal for providing water to Las Vegas. "36-47-L" written in pencil at the top. Date...
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Letter from A. M. Folger to William Reinhardt, November 30, 1949 The City of Las Vegas was requesting to borrow six water meters to check their water use. The Las Vegas Land and Water co. did not have any, but Folger recommended purchasing them and then sending them on...
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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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Report on the water supply in Las Vegas, March 25, 1942 Brief history of water in Las Vegas and overview of the water situation
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Report on Las Vegas water situation from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to W. M.... Comparisons of water supply and use in Las Vegas with future projections. Document compares data on water consumption in 1931 and 1935. Link to Bracken's letter referred to in this document is in the references field.
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Report on cooperative irrigation, drainage, and water control educational work in Moapa and Virgin Valleys,... Discussion of the necessity of public education in the Moapa and Virgin valleys in regards to irrigation, drainage, water storage, domestic water, and flood control. Report was written October 10, 1945, attached application was dated February 3, 1945.
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Las Vegas Land and Water Company report, July 23, 1949 Summary of latest water crisis with the recommendations of Commissioner Williams to correct it.
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Violation notice of the water waste city ordinance, 1950 Violation notice (front and back) informing violators that if they violated the ordinance again they may be arrested (City Ordinance No. 218)
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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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Letter from W. W. White (Reno) to Senator Pat A. McCarran (Washington, D.C.), September 22,... Letter written by the Director of Nevada's Division of Public Health Engineering to Senator McCarran informing of sewerage problems in Reno and the Nevada statutes regulating metering of water in larger Nevada towns like Las Vegas and Reno.
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Progress report on the ground-water resources of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin, Nevada, March 1945 Survey of the Las Vegas Artesian Basin with recommendations to curtail drilling and conserve water
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 12,... Knickerbocker asks Bracken how much water the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. could use from the new artesian well to make sure they are qualified to appropriate all the water from it.
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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 A. S. Halsted (Los Angeles) to Mr. Knickerbocker, June 11, 1924 The Las Vegas Land and Water Co. had drilled a new well but they had not filed the paperwork to legally appropriate the water.
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Letter from F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, November 19, 1931 When applying for a permit for the water from the new artesian well they needed to be careful not to apply for more than the actual flow, minus the amount of water needed for other purposes. Letter also refers to...
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Measurements of water available and consumed in Las Vegas; Per capita water consumption in Fallon,... Flow measurements of the Las Vegas Big Spring and Little Spring and well in July 1931 and July 1934. Measurements of reservoir and settling basin on July 17, 1934 and July 19, 1934, before and after passing of city ordinance...
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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to G. F. Ashby, September 8, 1948 The water company had been requested to extend a pipeline to a new subdivision outside of the Las Vegas city limits for fire protection, but Reinhardt recommended not setting a dangerous precedent.
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Letter from F. R. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, April 22, 1927 A suggestion that although the renewal of the agreement between the Railroad and the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. was unimportant, since both were wholly owned by the Union Pacific, they should take the opportunity to use meters to...
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), June 17,... LVL&WC executives had been called to a meeting with the Utilities Commission about water shortages, and W. H. Comstock was seeing if they could quickly increase capacity before the meeting.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. H. Larson (Los Angeles), March 4,... The Nevada State Highway Department requested five million gallons of water for use in road construction near Jean, Nevada, and Bracken was asking for permission to quote a certain price to the department.
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Letter to W. H. Comstock (Los Angeles), May 25, 1920 Letter probably from J. Ross Clark expressing skepticism that repairing the line will increase pressure. He was also wary of purchasing a well from someone else.
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Press release about invitation for farmers to submit water use bids, Las Vegas, November 5,... Copy of a press release to be printed in the Las Vegas Evening Review Journal. It stated that the Board of City Commissioners of the City of Las Vegas was taking bids to use the water from a new disposal...
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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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County agent project progress report, Domestic water supply for Bunkerville and Mesquite, November 1, 1939 Wells drilled previously were not sufficient to solve area water problems. Wittwer recommended consulting with the United States Geological Survey and State Engineer before any more wells were drilled. Report signed by John H. Wittwer as County Extension Agent. Project...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken and Al M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L.... The Las Vegas Land and Water Company informs the mayor of Las Vegas of their efforts to promote Emergency Ordinance No. 247 and of the improvements they have made to the water system to increase capacity. J. L. Russell was...
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Memo about supplying water to the Las Vegas Gunnery School, June 19, 1947 Discussion of the alternatives of supplying water to the Las Vegas Gunnery School (now a part of Nellis Air Force Base).
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), August 5,... By virtue of having used it for decades, the Las Vegas Land and Water Company acquired the right to the water it used on the Las Vegas Ranch, independent of any deed.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Dentner (Las Vegas), March 26,... A letter to the Las Vegas mayor and city commissioners explaining that the water company wasn't interested in expanding their water system because of problems they had experienced the previous summer.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. C. Barry (Los Angeles), February 7,... Response for request for information needed to report to the Nevada Public Service Commission regarding electricity used and details of water users and sales in 1929.
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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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Diagrammatic drawing showing wells, springs, reservoir and settling basins, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 1942 Map showing the location, size, depth, capacity, and type of water resources owned by the railroad in Las Vegas in June of 1942
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Data on wells and springs from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, 1950 List of wells and springs, amount of water filed for, and the purpose the water is used for
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. C. Renwick, June 14, 1950 Letter from Folger indicating that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company was not limited on the amount of water they could take from the Las Vegas Springs because that was a vested right of the company
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, April 19, 1950 Projection of the amount of water needed when planned subdivisions are completed
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Bill from Union Pacific Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, May... Bill tendered by the Union Pacific Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company for rental of water and facilities
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Letter from Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter from the Mayor of Las Vegas requesting detail about water production and usage in Las Vegas. Handwritten notes on letter.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Calvin (Omaha), July 17, 1923 Las Vegas was experiencing low water pressure because the fruit company was using full head through a direct 8 in. water main. Their cooling tower was installed, but not in service. Bracken wondered if there was a way...
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock and C. F. Miller... The water situation in Las Vegas was very serious. Water pressure was so low that there was no water in any second story in town.
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Comparative statement of meter readings, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1950 Water meter readings at six locations at many different dates in 1950
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 2, 1939 Bracken stated that water from reservoir and spring was flowing, but was being absorbed into the ground as it flowed through a bed of tuilleries. In order for water to reach the Stewart burial plot and avoid a lawsuit threatened...
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Deed excerpt from Helen J. Stewart and heirs (Las Vegas) to William A. Clark, December... Excerpt of agreement between the Stewart family and Clark guaranteeing 4 miner's inches of water for the Stewart burial plot. Original date of deed was December 8. 1902. Excerpt was dated June 16, 1939.
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to L. V. Peart (Omaha), November 7, 1952 Letter stating the total amount of water sold in Las Vegas during October 1952.
 

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