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Progress Report for J. H. Wittwer, 1940-41 program List of activities and projects worked on by John Wittwer in 1940-41. Report has penciled comments in several places.
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County agent project progress report, Domestic water supply for Bunkerville and Mesquite, November 1, 1936 Having been unsuccessful in obtaining reliable domestic water, Bunkerville and Mesquite were beginning an all-out lobbying campaign on various agencies for help.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, W 23-3-4, August 4, 1949 Discussion of Fire Underwriters report of fire protection in Las Vegas. While the water company was not obliged to comply with its findings, their response would have a direct impact on the insurance rates for businesses.
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County agent project progress report, Flood control, November 1, 1936 Report on the 1936 work on erosion-flood control projects done by the Civilian Conservation Corps for the U. S. Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service. Project Number: State Office No. 172, Clark County No. 12
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Chart of Las Vegas water consumption, circa May 1939 1939 Las Vegas water consumption by month showing a daily average per month.
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Letter from L. R. Maag (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, June 5, 1952 Letter explaining the proposed relocation of water pipelines and powerlines off railroad land before the sale to the water district to enable future development of land. Reference to map shown below.
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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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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, January 18, 1950 Report on the results of the state engineer's test of a new well in Las Vegas.
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Letter from W. E. Rauch (Los Angeles) to C. H. Bloom, March 12, 1929 Rauch sees no point in charging the present rate to new industrial connections to the railroad pipelines, but does feel that they should charge a flat rate for meter installation and house connections.
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County agent project progress report, Flood control - soil conservation, November 1, 1937 Report on the eight most pressing issues regarding flood-erosion control in 1937. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark Co. #12
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Report on Moapa Flood, August 11, 1941 Report of the damage caused by a flood in August 11, 1941.
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Report, The flood control program - Moapa area, after 1942 Cost of Civilian Conservation Corp work in the Moapa Valley and the benefits accrued to the residents of the valley.
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County agent project progress report, Home water supplies - domestic water improvement and water facilities,... Overview of the efforts throughout Clark County to increase domestic water supplies. Project Number: State Office No. 282, Clark County No. 22
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County agent project report, Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, 1929 Summary of plan for organizing an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley for flood control, water storage, and drainage. Project Number: State Office # M-282, Clark County # M-22
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Letter from Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, May 2, 1945 Robert Griffith's lawyer informed the Las Vegas Land and Water Company's lawyer that unless they withdrew their protest of the Griffith well, they would protest the water company well.
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County agent project report, Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, 1930 Addition Summary of plan for organizing an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley for flood control, water storage, and drainage. Project Number: State Office No. 172, Clark County No. 12
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County agent project progress report, Irrigation district, November 1, 1929 Progress report with copies of relevant correspondence regarding the creation of an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark County #12
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Copy of offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production... Offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and facilities owned by the Union Pacific Railroad and subsidiaries
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County agent project progress report, Home water supplies - domestic water improvement and water facilities,... Discussion of the progress on domestic water for Bunkerville and Mesquite, Nevada. Prospects were good for the Work Projects Administration to install a tank and pipeline. PROJECT NUMBER: State Office # M-282, Clark County # M-22
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County agent project progress report, Flood control, November 1, 1933 Discussion of using Civilian Conservation Corps labor for flood control works in the Virgin River and Moapa Valleys. Project Number: State Office No. 172
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Meeting minutes regarding a Moapa Valley flood channel, Logandale, Nevada, December 5, 1940 Minutes of meeting of agencies involved in the work to improve the Lower Moapa Valley flood channel.
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Final Report, Lake Mead monitoring program, September 1977 Report of water quality monitoring in Lake Mead
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Letter from Alfred Merritt Smith (Carson City) to Leo A. McNamee (Las Vegas), March 3,... The State Engineer recommends offering Robert Griffith water at wholesale prices so he does not want to drill a well
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Report, Impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas Region, August, 1992 Projection of what would happen to the growth of Las Vegas when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor.
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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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Telegram from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to George F. Ashby (Omaha) and William Reinhardt... Telegram to railroad officials informing them of the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District.
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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 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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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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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), 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 Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to William M. Jeffers (Omaha, Nebraska), December 17,... Bracken telling Jeffers that the Stewarts were seeking financial gain from the railroad company, yet something needed be done to supply them with water. He gave three possible solutions. A copy of Stewart heirs' letter is referenced below.
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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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Letter from William Reinhardt (Los Angeles) to A. M. Folger, August 18, 1949 Reinhardt suggests that because of the serious water condition in Las Vegas, the water company should file a protest against the application of Jack Wollenzein to drill a new well.
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Letter from E. C. Adams (San Francisco) to Al Folger (Las Vegas), July 15,... Letter accompanying a report from the Board of Fire Underwriters of the Pacific for Las Vegas.
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Report by Moapa Soil Conservation District on irrigation storage possibilities of Wells Siding, Bowman Reservoir,... Results of a preliminary survey of irrigation storage potential of Wells Siding, Bowman Reservoir and other nearby sites.
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Letter from William M. Jeffers (Omaha) to Walter R. Bracken, May 17, 1942 Letter from Jeffers calling attention to serious accounting problems with the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and asking for these matters to be investigated and rectified
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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 Calvin M. Cory (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, January 25, 1949 Request for directions on how to proceed with the Las Vegas Valley Water District's proposal to buy the Las Vegas Land and Water Company
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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 T. E. Gibbon to R. E. Wells, August 23, 1906 Given the condition of the Las Vegas Springs, if an outbreak occurred, the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company would undoubtedly be liable, so the situation needed to be rectified immediately.
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County agent project report, Erosion-flood control, April 1938 Summary of situation, goals, duties of cooperating agencies, and procedures regarding the effort to prevent flooding and erosion threatening properties and silting Lake Mead. Cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, University of Nevada Agricultural Extension Division and United...
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Chart showing population, water revenue, and service connections increases, circa January 1943 Comparison of population, water revenue, and service connections for 1941 and 1942
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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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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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Purchase offer from Las Vegas Valley Water District to Union Pacific Railroad Company, Salt Lake... $2,500,000.00 offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and facilities, with exceptions noted that were owned by the Union Pacific Railroad Company and subsidiaries.
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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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Newspaper clipping, October 19 set for water district vote, Las Vegas Review-Journal, September 16, 1948 Clark County Commission set October 19, 1948 as the date for a vote on the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Telegram from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), October 10, 1948 The Chamber of Commerce had been trying to push people into voting for the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, but considerable opposition had been forming. Folger asks for permission to present true facts about the issue to...
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Handwritten note from Al [Folger] to E. E. B. [Bennett], January 18, 1950 Note reads, ''Looks like a good one - 2 1/2 million gallons per day.'' Referring to a new well dug by the water company.
 

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