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Report, Final environmental impact statement, Southern Nevada Water Project, second stage, June 6, 1977 Final environmental impact statement for the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project.
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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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Newspaper clipping, Vegas Valley Water District progressing, Las Vegas Review-Journal, October 17,1947 Newspaper clipping discussing petitions to create a water district in the Las Vegas valley and a map of the proposed district.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, November 6, 1947 Report of the discussion regarding the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District at a Rotary meeting.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Hulsizer (Omaha, Neb.), July 16,... Table showing gallons and percentage of water used by The Las Vegas Land & Water Co. in Las Vegas, and used and sold by the Union Pacific Railroad Co. in 1937, 1938, and 1939.
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Newspaper clipping, Las Vegas Valley water withdrawal keeps even, Las Vegas Review-Journal, July, 21 1948 Residents of the Las Vegas Valley were withdrawing water at the same rate as was being recharged.
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Newspaper clipping, Campaign started to complete signatures for Water District, Las Vegas Review-Journal, May 19,... Story about a campaign to collect enough signatures to call an election for a vote on the creation of a water district for the Las Vegas valley.
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Letter from F. O. Case (Henderson, Nev.) to Charles McCall (Las Vegas), September 26, 1944 Letter accompanying a report on the water system of Basic Magnesium Inc. Report is referenced below.
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha, Neb.), July 28,... Comparison of weir measurements between May 28, 1941 and July 26, 1941 at the Las Vegas springs and wells.
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Chart, revised charges to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, September 22, 1942 Chart showing revised charges to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company from the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the years 1939-1941 and the first nine months of 1942 based on projected and actual water consumption in Las Vegas.
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Memo about supplying water to the Las Vegas Gunnery School, June 19, 1947 Discussion of the alternatives of supplying water to the Las Vegas Gunnery School (now a part of Nellis Air Force Base).
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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 J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles) to W. H. Bancroft (Salt Lake City), July... Clark recommends replacing the sheet metal pipeline with concrete to fix a massive leaking problem.
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Letter from Charles A. Poulson (Los Angeles) to Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles), September 10, 1917 Discussion about the repair of the pipeline and how the conditions that it operated under were responsible for its failure.
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Telegram from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, June 19, 1950 Radio KENO was airing a public forum on the subject ''will the growth of Las Vegas be limited by shortage of water?'' and wanted a water company representative to participate.
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Letter from W. H. Johnson (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), December 17, 1951 Letter discussing the leasing of water and how all involved parties were optimistic about the deal.
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Newspaper clipping, County approves petition for Water District, Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 30, 1948 Article describing how the Clark County Commission approved the petition to create a water district and set up plans for an election on the issue.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Nutt (Los Angeles), December 31,... Letter stating that damage to the pipeline was causing damage at the rail yard, and repair work should be undertaken immediately instead of waiting for scheduled maintenance.
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Letter from Chief Engineer (Los Angeles) to A. L. Jones (Las Vegas), August 14, 1905 Request that if the water supply going to the ice plant was to be turned off for any reason, that the ice plant be given 15 to 20 minutes warning to avoid a possible explosion.
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Newspaper clipping, Water district for Las Vegas Valley moves step ahead, Las Vegas Review-Journal, August... Having received enough petition signatures, water district backers were moving on to the next step: a public meeting to discuss the issue.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles), August 2, 1917 A test of the new pipeline showed that the line was beyond repair and needed replaced as soon as possible.
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Minutes of meeting at City Hall council chambers regarding the best ways to control flooding... Meeting called to discuss the best ways to control flooding in 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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Letter from J. P. Martin, Regional Engineer (Ogden, Utah) to John H. Wittwer, County Extension... Mr. Martin responding to John Wittwer regarding Department of Agriculture priorities and costs for flood control projects in the Moapa Valley. Letter signed by the Acting Regional Engineer for J. P. Martin.
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Report on water spreading in Clark County, Nevada as a means of controlling floods, May... Report on the efficacy of water spreading to disperse flood water in Southern Nevada. Under the immediate Supervision of A. T. Mitchelson, State Project Supervisor. Prepared under the direction of George D. Clyde, Chief, Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation
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Report on cooperative irrigation, drainage, and water control educational work in Moapa and Virgin Valleys,... Discussion of the necessity of public education in the Moapa and Virgin valleys in regards to irrigation, drainage, water storage, domestic water, and flood control. Report was written October 10, 1945, attached application was dated February 3, 1945.
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Semiannual report of the Moapa Soil Conservation District, from June 30, 1940 - January 1,... Summary of the work of the Moapa Soil Conservation Service for the last half of 1940.
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The Virgin River and the Virgin Valley, circa 1945 Discussion of changes to the Virgin River bed and irrigation works around Beaver Dam Wash in Arizona and Bunkerville in Nevada.
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Annual report of the Department of Irrigation, fiscal year 1926-27 Study of underground water in the Las Vegas Valley and the drainage of irrigated land in the Moapa Valley. F. L. Bixby was Senior Irrigation Engineer of the Irrigation Division of the Government Bureau of Public Roads.
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Letter from Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce to R. H. Rutledge (Washington, D.C.), with petition... Letter dated June 27, 1939, from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce supporting a petition date June 21, 1939, by property owners and taxpayers living in the Moapa Valley area of Clark County, Nevada. The petition requested that the area...
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Progress report of investigations of irrigation problems of Lower Moapa Valley, November 1944 Report of the Lower Moapa Valley soil and water resources.
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Meeting Report, Flood control in Las Vegas Valley, March 8, 1950 Meeting with agencies involved with flood control and those who had experienced flood damage on their property. Conducted by the Clark County Extension Service in Cooperation with Representatives of the U. S. Forest Service, Mr. Warren Murphy, Field Agent of...
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Report, Civilian Conservation Corps work on the flood menace in Southern Nevada, after 1935 Summary of the flood control work performed by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the Moapa Valley
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Permit to Las Vegas Land and Water Company to lay pipelines and water mains along... Permit for the water company to lay down and maintain water lines to supply residents of Las Vegas with water. The permit also gives the company access to the streets, alleys, avenues, and highways in Las Vegas to lay water...
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), March 3,... Bracken asks for advice regarding the Edward Clark Forwarding Company which was going to be connected to railroad water, but was being cut off by their previous provider, thus preventing them from running pipes in their basement and ultimately, endangering...
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Letter from Arthur Maguire (Los Angeles) to W. H. Comstock, March 9, 1918 Letter describing how the company had spent nearly $4000 on pipeline maintenance and still it leaked badly. Maguire recommends replacing 4000 feet of pipeline.
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Letter from H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles) to J. Ross Clark, October 17, 1906 Discussion of the financial aspects of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company in relation to the Railroad.
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Letter from Roy A. Wehe (San Francisco) to Edward C. Renwick (Los Angeles), November 23,... If the Union Pacific should divest itself of water production to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, Wehe describes what the operation of the company should look like. Letter has several date stamps, including one from E. E. Bennett...
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Letter from L. A. Barnes to W. H. Hulsizer (Omaha), October 12, 1949 Letter reporting on meeting held to discuss water complaints of Las Vegas residents. All agreed that Lake Mead water was needed to augment their supply.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Dentner (Las Vegas), March 26,... A letter to the Las Vegas mayor and city commissioners explaining that the water company wasn't interested in expanding their water system because of problems they had experienced the previous summer.
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles), April 26,... Recommendation to place additional bands on the pipeline since loose bands and certain repairs cause leaking in new locations.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild comparing water consumption between... Letter indicating that July 1942 was the highest water consumption month in Las Vegas history. Stapled to a comparative statement of per capita water usage.
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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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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), July 26,...
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Letter from F. H. Knickerbocker (Los Angeles) to R. L. Adamson, June 5, 1931 The company could possibly see tax benefits from transfering the pipeline serving the industrial district to another district. Letter has a date stamp from the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad.
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, September 30, 1952 The ability of the railroad to resist demands to increase water production would be aided if water production facilities were solely in the possession of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company
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Telegram from A. E. Stoddard (Omaha) to E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles), March 17, 1953 Discussion of how Las Vegas Land and Water Company ownership of all water production would affect their tax situation and the pros and cons of the railroad being named a public utility.
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Letter from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce to W. H. Comstock, A. S. Halstead,... Letter stating that low water pressure had been a serious problem during the last three fires in Las Vegas and should be fixed. If irrigation was the culprit, then the city commission should enact watering restrictions.
 

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