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Map of the Las Vegas ground-water basin, Clark, Nye, and Lincoln Counties, Nevada, 1965 Map showing boundaries of the Las Vegas groundwater basin.
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Index map showing locations of geologic sections on Plate 2 and wells on Plates 2... Index map showing locations of geologic sections on plate 2 and wells on plates 2 and 3, Las Vegas Valley, Nevada.
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Maps showing distribution of coarse- and fine-grained deposits in the upper 1,000 feet of valley... Map showing the composition of the Las Vegas Valley at various depths.
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Photograph of first artesian well in Las Vegas Valley on Taylor Ranch, Clark County, before... Six men, five identified and one unidentified standing near a flowing artesian well with a drilling rig nearby on the Taylor Ranch.
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Price list and blueprint from E. M. Jessup (Los Angeles) for plans to erect housing... Plans and detailed cost estimate for covering over the Big Spring
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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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Letter from T. E. Fennessy (Las Vegas) to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company,... Letter written by the Las Vegas City Manager, announcing a meeting on June 14, 1946 to discuss the water situation in the Las Vegas Valley. The letterhead includes a green colored engraving of an artesian well and an irrigation headgate....
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Maps showing distribution of coarse- and fine-grained deposits in the upper 1,000 feet of valley... Map showing the composition of the Las Vegas Valley at various depths.
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Map and basin profiles showing thickness of valley-fill deposits, Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, 1981 Map showing three cross sections of valley fill in the Las Vegas Basin.
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Index map showing locations of geologic sections on plate 2 and wells on plates 2... Map showing the location of well on "Fence diagram showing lithology of valley-fill deposits and summary of water-bearing properties for valley-fill and bedrock units, Las Vegas Valley, Nevada," hln000989 (map000219).
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Fence diagram showing lithology of valley-fill deposits and summary of water-bearing properties for valley-fill and... Map showing the types of deposits that overlay the bedrock in the Las Vegas Valley.
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Geologic map of Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, 1981 Map showing the different types of deposits and bedrock in the Las Vegas Valley.
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Press release about proposed expenditures from bond issue, Clark County, Nevada, 1953 News announcement release of the Las Vegas Valley Water District's spending plans for money raised from a $8,700,000 bond issue. The list was compiled by the district consulting engineer, James M. Montgomery and included improvement projects and their estimated cost....
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Letter from Franz A. Maroshek (Las Vegas) to J. M. Murphy (Las Vegas), February 18,... The County Health Department called on the City Manager to enforce Ordinance 76 to prevent the use of effluent to irrigate land that was used to raise dairy cattle on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to John M. Bunker (Rox, Nevada) regarding his... Walter Bracken informing John M. Bunker that work replacing an old redwood pipeline with a new iron main was well underway and they would not be able to connect his neighborhood to company water.
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Letter from John M. Bunker (Rox, Nevada) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) regarding access... Bunker requests that the Las Vegas Land and Water Company create a connection on their planned new pipeline for anticipated construction on Clark Avenue.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to F. R. McNamee (Los Angeles), November 20,... Workers installing sewer lines disturbed the water mains, which would cause many future problems, and Bracken was asking the company lawyer how to proceed.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to C. F. Miller (Los Angeles), May 19,... Discussion about drilling a well in the railyard. References the Sund, Conley, and Buol wells.
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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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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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Purchase offer from Las Vegas Valley Water District to purchase all water production lands and... Offer from the Las Vegas Valley Water District to Union Pacific Railroad Company, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company, and Las Vegas Land and Water Company, to purchase all water production lands and facilities owned by the Union Pacific...
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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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Report, Description of flood control problems of the Meadow Valley Wash and Muddy River Water... List of flood control features in the Meadow Valley Wash and the Muddy River Watershed.
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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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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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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 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 T. P. Cullen (Los Angeles) to R. E. Wells (Los Angeles), April 28,... Recommendation that the spring be covered to prevent contamination of drinking water.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. I. Bettis (Los Angeles), April 13,... Following complaints from the ice plant about low water pressure, Bracken discovered a leak in the pipeline and a partially blocked intake at the springs.
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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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Newspaper clipping, Nevada lawmakers study bills to curb operations of agency, Wall Street Journal, March... The state legislature was holding hearings on a bill that would replace restrictions on the water district that would endanger their outstanding bond issue.
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Notice inviting sealed proposals for the purchase of $8,700,000 waterworks bonds of Las Vegas... Prospectus for the Las Vegas Valley Water District's $8.7 million bond issue. This notice is given pursuant to the Las Vegas Valley Water District Board of Directors resolution adopted April 2, 1954. Date stamp from E. E. Bennett
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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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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, August 27, 1948 Discussion of the request to Mayor Cragin to extend water mains south on the Las Vegas Strip for fire protection.
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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 C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to William McDermott (Las Vegas), December 5,... C. O. Whittemore, General Attorney for the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company recommends that if the Creek runs off the ranch property at any time, that the creek either be diverted or piped.
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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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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) May 20, 1942 Bracken's response to Jeffers who had asked about accounting problems. Las Vegas was undergoing a massive boom, and the urban growth represented the difference in numbers.
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Letter from M. S. Beal (Las Vegas) to Henry Thurtell (Carson City, Nevada), September 25,... Lawyer notifying the state engineer that Peter Buol had applied for some water from the Las Vegas Creek, which entire length and the springs were on land owned by the railroad on the basis that some of the water was...
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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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Draft of Agreement regarding the sale of Las Vegas water facilities and lands to the... Describes the sale of water facilities and lands by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company to the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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General geologic map of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye Counties,... Geologic map of the Las Vegas Valley area.
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Plat of original townsite of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, on N 1/2 of SW... Map of the original townsite of Las Vegas showing water mains, fire hydrants, and house connections.
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Map showing proposed riverside flood control project along the Virgin River, Clark County, Nevada, March... Map of proposed flood control works on the Virgin River. Library's copy has hand-drawn map and notes in pencil on verso.
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Map of Las Vegas Artesian Basin, Clark County, Nevada, 1940 Map showing the location of all flowing, non-flowing, artesian, and abandoned or destroyed wells in the Las Vegas Artesian Basin. Also shows springs and depth to water table.
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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 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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Lease agreement between Las Vegas Valley Land and Water Company and Willie T. Stewart, Earl... Lease of the Las Vegas Ranch by Las Vegas Land and Water Company to Willie T. Stewart, Earl Leavitt, and William Udell Stewart. The document lists 13 terms and conditions including such topics as land use, water use, and fiscal...
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Map of the Nevada Test Site and vicinity showing principal rock types and chemistry of... Map showing the geology of the Nevada Test Site as well as the results of water test on various wells in the area.
 

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