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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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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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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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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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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 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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Report on total measurements of all water available in Las Vegas, 1934 Report showing the decreased amount of water available from the Las Vegas Springs from 1931 to 1934. R-11 written in red at head of report.
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Newspaper clipping, Protest emergency water ordinance 247, Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 26, 1939 Lorenzi urging people to protest the passage of City Ordinance No. 247, because it creates the impression to possible future residents that Las Vegas does not have enough water.
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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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Letter from Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas) to Board of City Commissioners (Las Vegas), April... The president of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, considering the limited water supply, requested the Las Vegas City Board of Commissioners to reinstate a water rationing program.
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Memo from A. M. Folger to Walter R. Bracken about drill wells, June 12, 1945 Account of a meeting called by the State Engineer to discuss applications to drill wells. The Las Vegas Land and Water Company and Robert Griffith both dropped their objections and both were allowed permits. Those in attendance discussed...
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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 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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. P. Mack (Los Angeles), July 12,... Bracken was asking the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to disallow payment to the person who should have repaired the leaking pipeline but didn't. The spraying pipeline severely hampered their credibility in the public eye when asking for conservation...
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Newspaper clipping and draft of article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, circa October 1939
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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 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 H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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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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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. P. Massie (Las Vegas), June 10,... Letter to the manager of the Army housing project informing him of complaints about water waste and the city ordinance forbidding water waste.
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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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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to F. E. Pettit, Jr., August 16, 1924 Discussion of what measures should be taken to control the flow from the new artesian well near the Las Vegas Springs.
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Letter from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las Vegas), March 30, 1940 Circular letter from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company endorsing City Ordinance No. 247
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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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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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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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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 of flood control work in southern Nevada winter of 1933 & 1934 by Civilian... Report with photos that details flood control work completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Nevada during the winter of 1933-34.
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Report, Flood control in the Moapa Valley, circa 1934 Narrative describing the construction of a spillway in the Meadow Valley Wash by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
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Report, Flood control and soil conservation in southern Nevada Brief history of flooding along the Virgin River and a list of work undertaken to prevent or diminish future flooding.
 

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