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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
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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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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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Report, Available water supply of the Las Vegas ground-water basin Nevada, 1965 Report on the available water in the Las Vegas area
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Report on ground water in southeastern Nevada, March 29, 1915 Report with chart, plates, and maps regarding southeast Nevada groundwater. Water-Supply Paper 365
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Letter from Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las Vegas) to Mr. Rex N. Moss... Letter regarding the installation of new water lines for a new subdivision in Las Vegas.
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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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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), August 16, 1939 The spring on the ranch had slowed to the point where livestock could not be supported. Bracken recommended that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company drill a well or permit Wittwer to do so.
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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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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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Report, Investigations and research in Nevada by the Water Resources Division, 1984 Survey of the water resources of Nevada in 1982-1983
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Mailgram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Frank Strong, August 16, 1939 The spring used at the ranch had slowed to the point where stock could not be supported. Bracken recommended drilling a well.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong (Los Angeles), September 27, 1939 Letter stating status of the work and cost of well drilling on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Application by Las Vegas Valley Water District and Colorado River Commission of Nevada to the... Application of the Las Vegas Valley Water District to obtain the water facilities constructed at or near Henderson, Nevada, by Defense Plant Corporation. Document includes background of application, water district plans, consideration of public interest and benefit, and the terms...
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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 Frank Strong (Los Angeles), July 27, 1939 Bracken recommended to Strong that the company perform some maintenance work to avoid a lawsuit with the Stewart family.
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Report, Estimation of groundwater velocities from Yucca Flat to the Amargosa Desert using geochemistry and... Report estimating groundwater velocities from Yucca Flat to the Amargosa Desert
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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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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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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 enclosing report on Las Vegas water supply from Henry Albert (Reno) to Walter R.... Enclosed report entitled Investigation of the water supply of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada. On April 24, 1925, by Dr. Henry Albert, Director State Hygienic Laboratory, and Associate Sanitary Engineer, Isadore W. Mendelsohn, U.S. Public Health Service. Date stamp from...
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General map showing approximate location of better known springs and wells in the Mohave and... Map of springs, wells, and pumping plants in Southeastern California and Southwestern Nevada.
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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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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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Photograph of four girls near outlet of artesian well, Pahrump, Nevada, before 1950 Four children at the outlet of an artesian well.
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Photograph of artesian well in Paradise Valley, before 1920 Men near a drilling rig and an artesian well in operation, with structures in background.
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Photograph of John Quincy Lisle at the edge of his reservoir, Las Vegas, circa 1930 Lisle stands at the edge of the reservoir fed by an artesian well on his homestead.
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Mr. Will Wittwer (Las Vegas Ranch), May... Responding to complaints that water from a spring located on the Las Vegas ranch property had been contaminated, directions were given to repair and protect the spring.
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Letter from General Manager (Las Vegas) to Kelly Ann Le Blanc (New Iberia, Louisiana), November... Letter written by the General Manager of Las Vegas Land and Water Company to a student in Louisiana who was writing a report on Las Vegas water supply.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), June 20,... On a report that the railroad was not fulfilling its duty to supply water to the Stewart burial plot, Bracken and others visited the site and reported on their findings. An excerpt from the original Stewart deed is referenced below.
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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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Letter from Robert E. Jones (Las Vegas) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las... Las Vegas Valley Water District lawyers broaching the subject of purchasing the Las Vegas Land and Water Company
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), July 1,... Letter on the water situation in Las Vegas during a water shortage and status of water supply to the Stewart burial plot and the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from W. R. Armstrong (Los Angeles) to E. E. Cunningham, August 17, 1928 Logandale, Nevada lacked a water system and McNamee thought that if the railroad supplied Bishop Jones with water, others would expect the same.
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Letter from Ernie W. Cragin (Las Vegas) to George F. Ashby (Omaha), October 8, 1948 Mayor Cragin asking Ashby if Union Pacific had any ideas on how to ensure that after the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District that water previously controlled by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company remain in the...
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Bond issue election announcement by Las Vegas Valley Water District to eligible voters within district... Notice of special election for bond issue for the Water District including the reasons for the issue. Document includes information election date, amount of bond issue, voter eligibility, registration, purposes of bond issue, revenue, expenses, estimated water rates, financing, water...
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Personal letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to G. F. Ashby, October 11, 1948 Folger contacted Mayor Cragin to see, once the water district was created, if there was any way to ensure that the water from the Las Vegas Land and Water Co. springs and well field was not piped beyond the city...
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Report, Ground-water appraisal of the Meadow Valley area, Lincoln and Clark Counties, Nevada, July 1964 Detailed survey of the ground water resources of the Meadow Valley area. This is Report #27 in the Ground-Water resources - Reconnaissance series
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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 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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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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Order presented at a general session of the Public Service Commission of Nevada (Carson City)... The Nevada Public Service Commission grants approval of the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company selling water to the Pacific Fruit Company with the expressed understanding that this does not make the railroad company a public utility within the...
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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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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 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 Harold J. Stocker (Clark County, Nevada) to Harold L. Ickes (Washington, D.C.) February... Clark County commissioner asking the Secretary of the Interior to use some of the funds from the Arid Lands Fund to create a drinking water system in the Moapa Valley.
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Resolution by Board of Commissioners (Las Vegas) to support Harold J. Stocker's letter, circa February... Resolution to support Harold J. Stocker's letter requesting funds from the Arid Lands Fund for improvement of the domestic water supply for the Moapa Valley. Link to actual letter located in Relations field.
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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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