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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild comparing water consumption for September 1941 and September 1942, October 8, 1942


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Letter comparing Las Vegas water usage in September 1941 and 1942.

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Box 44 Las Vegas Water Investigation - examination of accounts - W. H. Hulsizer's Report Covert LVL&Wco. LVL&W Co. Walter Bracken Files I-7344


hln001011. Union Pacific Railroad Collection, 1828-1995. MS-00397. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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You will note quite a difference in water consumed per capita in 1942 from that of 1941, even considering the increase in population. This was due to the advertising campaign you had us put on in 1942 and the advantage of having a good outside man checking the waste of water. May we have your permission to discontinue this monthly report, if it has now served your purpose. W.H.J. OCT. 10 1942 WALTER A. BRACKEN Las Vegas - October 8, 1942 W-25 Mr. W. H. Guild: Your letter June 1st: I show below comparative statement water consumption for September: Comparative statement Per Capita Water Consumption - Las Vegas September 1942 1941 1942 Gallons Used 173,642,500 121,209,400 Estimated Population 12,000 19,000 Daily Per Capita 482 213 Average Per Day 5,788,083 4,040,313