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Letter from William McDermott (Las Vegas) to C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City), November 29,... Discussion of the survey of the Las Vegas Ranch in relation to the Las Vegas Creek.
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Final Report, Lake Mead monitoring program, September 1977 Report of water quality monitoring in Lake Mead
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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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), June 24,... Discussion of whether the Las Vegas Land and Water Company should respond to the 'assinine' resolution passed by the City Commision when asked for a city ordinance against water waste.
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Press release by Las Vegas Valley Water District on installation of water meters, October 25,... News release by the Las Vegas Valley Water District reporting that they had formally requested the state attorney general to review and state officially the legality of the District's plans to install water meters in Las Vegas. Statement included opinions...
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Letter from W. D. Johnston (Los Angeles) to A. Maguire, regarding water supply at Las... Details some of the struggles the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. was having in an attempt to increase production in the midst of a water shortage.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Los Angeles) to E. E. Calvin (Los Angeles), March 9,... Letter to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company president about the cost of turning the Las Vegas Ranch into a demonstration ranch. The letter makes it very clear that the primary motivation in creating a demonstration ranch is...
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Final report, Lake Mead monitoring program, July, 1976 Reports of water quality monitoring in Lake Mead
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Leaflet, It all adds up, Housing Authority of the City of Las Vegas, circa 1945-1955 Leaflet describing the effects and prevention of water leaks with examples about faucets, toilet tanks, and lawn watering. Slogans at bottom of each page: Gyp the drip and Stop the drop
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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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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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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 H. T. Whyte (San Francisco) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), February 7,... The fruit company was planning on installing a water cooling tower which would reduce their water use from 500 to 50 gallons per minute.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles), January 17,... Bracken informing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company Vice-President that unless the railroad stopped pumping oil from their sump into the creek, he would terminate his lease on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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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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Letter from George O. Treem (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), November 29,... Treem, the City of Las Vegas Manager, requesting to borrow six water meters to check usage throughout the city.
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Newspaper clipping, Install meters to check water wastage, Las Vegas Review-Journal, November 22, 1949 The City of Las Vegas is installing water meters throughout the city to check usage. The meters are only for statistical usage and will be removed when the tests are done. Newpaper clipping is attached to plain paper with...
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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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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 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 E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, December 11, 1951 The Las Vegas Land and Water Company provided the water district with an inventory a year before, but no buyers made an offer yet. The letter is an account of a meeting to discuss further details of the proposed purchase....
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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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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 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 Mr. Wood (Las Vegas) to Walter R. Bracken, February 13, 1926 Suggestions of a few minor changes that would allow the Las Vegas Ranch to become profitable in a few years time, as it has the essential fundamentals.
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Letter from Bertha Witmer (Las Vegas) to Mayor J. L. Russell and the City Council... Letter from a citizen to the Las Vegas City Commission protesting Ordinance No. 247. Left to Right: Asst. Commissioner of Reclamation N. B. Bennett, Jr., Master of Ceremonies; U.S. Senator Alan Bible; Regional Director A.B. West of the Bureau...
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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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