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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 E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to Calvin M. Cory (Las Vegas), December 22,... Discussion of the defeat of bills to overturn the metering prohibition and efforts to have a future bill passed. "80-8, 83-4, 80-5-Gen" written at head of page in red pencil.
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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 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 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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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 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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Agreement for the delivery of Lake Mead water to the Las Vegas Valley, 1952 Agreement between the Las Vegas Valley Water District and Basic Management Inc. for the delivery of water from Lake Mead.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett to F. H. Knickerbocker, June 27, 1936 Discussion of another attempt to get the water metering prohibition repealed in the Nevada state legislature. Bennett recognizes that the law was enacted due to abuses by the Reno Power, Light & Water Company.
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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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Chart, Wells in the Las Vegas Area, Nevada, inspected during August and September, 1938 Inspection log for wells in the Las Vegas area.
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Letter from Clifford A. Jones to Al Folger (Las Vegas), May 26, 1948 The lawyer for the Thunderbird Hotel proposing a plan for running a pipeline between a fireplug belonging to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and that property, on terms apparently favorable to the water company.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles), August 14,... Bracken wrote to the company lawyer to find a permanent solution to a yearly problem of gate vandalism at the Stewart burial plot.
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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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Letter from H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles) to A. S. Halsted, January 9, 1910 The county received a preferred water rate. At Block 20, they had 12 taps, and rather than install 12 meters, they paid a flat rate. They now wanted to pay for one tap. Bettis was asking if the Las Vegas...
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Proposed improvements and costs of Las Vegas Valley Water District listed by James M. Montgomery... Detailed list by a consulting engineer itemizing costs of proposed improvements by the Las Vegas Valley Water District after the change in ownership of the Las Vegas water facilities.
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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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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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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 William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), March 28, 1941 Table showing meter readings of gallons of water used during a twenty-day period in March 1941. Bracken states the meters are manufactured by Sparling, and suggests they are over-registering.
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Newsletter, Las Vegas Nevada Chamber of Commerce, Your vote may be the important one, Vol.... A single subject newsletter encouraging people to participate in voting for the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District. The vote was to take place on October 19, 1948. The installation of water meters is mentioned.
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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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Report, Las Vegas water supply recommendations, March 31, 1942 Report describing the origins of the Las Vegas Land and Water Co., including recommendations that the Union Pacific Railroad keep title to water bearing lands, and that the company not sell out to the city.
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to A. L. Coey (Salt Lake City), June... Since the Las Vegas Land and Water Company could not legally use water meters, they needed to remove any installed and refund the deposits for others in the Industrial Unit No. 1. Date stamped from L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co....
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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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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), June 3,... Bracken informing Knickerbocker that it is not legally possible for the water company to install water meters on the lines going to Industrial Unit No. 1.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 10,... Letter from the Railroad stating that water meters were necessary to determine what a fair rate would be when the contract between the Railroad and the water company was re-negotiated.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) regarding water... Since the water company could not meter the water, Bracken would conduct a survey of the new users to try and determine how much water each will require so they could establish rates for them.
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Letter from Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas) to members of underwriting group for bonds, including... Letter from the Las Vegas Valley Water District's president informing the District's bond underwriters that pending legislation had been defeated. The measures would have affected holders of the $8,700,000 waterworks bonds. Supporting documents from the District include a report dated...
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Letter including legal opinion from O'Melveny & Myers law offices (Los Angeles) to the Las... Discussion of laws and court decisions regarding water metering by the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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Letter from Franklin T. Hamilton (Los Angeles) to Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas), October 21,... Discussion of the courts holding the water district to the Anti-metering law.
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Letter including Nevada Attorney General Opinion No. 123 from Harvey Dickerson to Thomas A. Campbell... Notwithstanding Section 6112 of the Public Service Commission Act, the Las Vegas Valley Water District was allowed to meter water to customers; Opinion No. 123.
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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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Contract synposis between Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad and Las Vegas Land and Water... Contract for the railroad to supply water to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company. Contract Audit Number 7322 by Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to C. H. Bloom, March 15, 1929 Suggested schedule for deposits for installation of water meters and connection to the railroad pipeline for industrial concerns. Date stamp from W.H.J. Letter has penciled in column titled "City Charge" next to the "Service Charge" column.
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to F. R. McNamee, March 7, 1929 Knickerbocker directing the drafting of contracts for the sale of water directly from the railroad to industrial users. Date stamp from L.A. & S.L. R.R. Co., Office of Industrial Engineer, Los Angeles, Calif. and from W.H.J.
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Draft report, Las Vegas water supply recommendations, March 31, 1942 Details of twelve recommendations for the railroad to pursue with regards to water in the Las Vegas area. Drafted March 25, 1942, E. E. Bennett's penciled notes added March 31, 1942. Report has an "E.E.B. MAR 31 1942" date stamp.
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Letter from Frank Strong (Los Angeles) to Mr. Johnson, March 13, 1929 Directions to obtain information regarding water meters, their purchase prices, and cost of installation to allow the establishment of a flat rate of deposit.
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), Frank Strong... Coded telegram regarding the proposed water metering law before the Nevada State Legislature.
 

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