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Topographic map of master plan for proposed water supply system for Las Vegas Valley Water District, August 1960

Date
1960-08
Description
Scale [ca. 1:63,360. 1 in. to approx. 1 mile]. Relief shown by contour lines. Includes inset location map of Water District. 'August 1960.' 'Plate 1.' Las Vegas Valley Water District

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Map showing improvements made to the Las Vegas Valley Water District and vicinity, circa 1950

Date
1946 to 1954
Description
Relief shown by contour lines. Includes inset map showing the location of the Las Vegas Valley Water District Project. In lower left corner: 'Cole...O.' Boundary of Las Vegas Valley Water District marked in dark blue. Scale [ca. 1:126,720. 1 in. to approx. 2 miles

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Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District

Identifier
MS-00912
Abstract

The Las Vegas Land & Water Company Records from the Las Vegas Valley Water District (1918-1989) are primarily comprised of contracts, correspondence, and maps that document the establishment of a water distribution system in Las Vegas, Nevada that would provide water using the state's Colorado River allocation. The records include water main extension agreements, correspondence, and bills of sale for water main construction, as well as articles and correspondence documenting the groundwater shortage in Las Vegas. The collection also includes maps for water distribution systems and pipelines throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

Archival Collection

Map showing second stage plan of development for Southern Nevada Water Project, March 1981

Date
1981-03
Description
'United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.' 'June 1976. Revised March 1981.' 'Map No. 952-300-203.' 'Exhibit I.' Includes inset location map for project area. Scale [ca. 1:126,720. 1 in. to approx. 2 miles] . United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation

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Water from the Colorado River

Date
1931
Description

Water from the Colorado River

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Blueprint showing proposed pipeline for gravity water supply at Las Vegas, Nevada, February 16, 1905

Date
1905-02-16
Description
'Office of Chief Engineer, Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 16, 1905.' '2-18-17' hand-printed in lower right corner. Proposed pipeline is printed in red. Scale [1:6,000]. 1 inch to 500 feet. San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company. Office of Chief Engineer

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Chart of water production and consumption from the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, 1926-1944

Date
1926 to 1944
Archival Collection
Description

Chart showing the available production, average daily consumption, and the maximum daily consumption of water from 1926 to 1944

Text

Map showing water connection for jail, Moapa, Nevada, December 28, 1914

Date
1914-12-28
Description
'Exhibit A.' 'S.P.L.A.&.S.L.R.R., Los Angeles Division.' 'Approved, [signed] E.M. Jessup, E. M. of W.' 2-T-167A' hand-printed in lower right corner. Scale: 1 in. = 100 ft.

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Water/Storm water

Level of Description
File
Archival Collection
UNLV University Libraries Photographs of the Development of the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada

Archival Component