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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild comparing water consumption between July 1941 and 1942, August 3, 1942






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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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


hln001009. 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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Las Vegas - August 3, 1942 W-25 Mr. W. H. Guild: Your letter June 1st: I attach comparative statement water consump- tion for July. The total number of gallons reported this month is the highest that it has been in the past ten years. 1941 1942 Gallons Used 181,750,000 199,905,100 Estimated Population 9,000 19,500 Daily Per Capita 673 i 342 Average Per Day 6,058,333 6,663,503 Comparative Statement of Per Capita Water Consumption - Las Vegas July 1942