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In the Supreme Court of the united States Before: HONORABLE SIMON H. RIFKIND, SPECIAL MASTER STATE OF ARIZONA, COMPLAINT STATE OF CALIFORNIA, PALO VERDE IRRIGATION DISTRICT, IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT, COACHELLA VALLEY COUNTRY WATER DISTRICT, METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, CITY OF SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, AND COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, DEFENDENTS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERVENER STATE OF NEVADA, INTERVENER STATE OF NEW MEXICO, PARTY STATE OF UTAH, PARTY NEVADA EXHIBITS Witness No. SHAMBERGER______________..... 33. SHAMBERGER______________ 2. SHAMBERGER_____________ 3. SHAMBERGER_____________ 4. SHAMBERGER_____________ 5. SHAMBERGER___________ 6. SHAMBERGER_____________ 7. SHAMBERGER____________ 8. SHAMBERGER____________ 9. SHAMBERGER_____________ 10. SHAMBERGER____________ 11. SHAMBERGER________________________12. SHAMBERGER________________________13. SHAMBERGER__________________________13-A. SHAMBERGER__________________________14. SHAMBERGER_____________ 15. and 15-A. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued State of Nevada, Colorado River Commission of Nevada, "General Area Map, Colorado River Basin in Nevada____________________________________________________ Photograph Reduction of Plastic Relief Maps Nos. HJ 11-3, HJ 11-12 and HJ 11-9 of Army Map Service, Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.?1953_________________________________________________ Table?Average historic and virgin Rows, Virgin River at Littlefield Gaging Station______________ Compilation ? Records for runoff of Virgin River at Littlefield, Arizona, water years 1930 through 1950_________________________________ Map?Existing hydrologic and other basic data programs ___________________________________________________ Flow Records ?USGS Stream Gaging Stations on Mesquite and Bunkerville Diversion Canals, 1952 to 1955 incl____________________________________ Copy of Decree "In the Matter of Determination of Relative Rights of Claimants and Appropriators in and to the Waters of the Virgin River, Clark County, Nevada."______________ Tabulation?Water Rights and Application to Appropriate Water from Virgin River, Nevada?1958 _____________________________________________ Certificate of Appropriation of Water No. 1153, State of Nevada___________________________________________ Amended Application for Permit No. 16883 Tabulation?from USGS records, Stream Flow on Muddy River and Meadow Valley Wash for water year periods 1952-1958_______________________ Table?Flows of Muddy River and Meadow Valley Wash as measured by USGS Stream Gaging Stations_____________________________________________________ Map?Location of Stream Gaging Stations on Muddy River and Meadow Valley Wash, June 1956_________________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, by the Department of the Interior, August 11, 1954 .. Copy of Decree?In the Matter of Determination of Relative Rights to Waters of the Muddy River______________________________________________________________ 16242 Table showing permits to appropriate groundwater for irrigation purposes, Upper Moapa Valley, as of record in office of State Engineer, 1958_________________________________ SHAMBERGER____________ 15-B. Table showing additional water rights from Muddy River in Lower Moapa Valley________________ Witness No. SHAMBERGER_____________..... 33. SHAMBERGER__________________________17. and 17-A. SHAMBERGER__________________________18. and 18-A. SHAMBERGER__________________________19. and 19A. SHAMBERGER. 20. SHAMBERGER. and 20-A. 21. SHAMBERGER_____________ 22. SHAMBERGER_____________ 23. SHAMBERGER_____________ 24. SHAMBERGER_____________ 25. SHAMBERGER_____________ 26. SHAMBERGER___________ 26-A. SHAMBERGER_____________ 27. SHAMBERGER___________ 28. SHAMBERGER____________ 29. SHAMBERGER_____________ 30. SHAMBERGER______________ 31. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Table showing water rights on Muddy River and acres of land to which water is appurtenant as of record in office of State Engineer-.. Table?Proofs of Appropriation on Upper Meadow Valley Wash and tributaries______ Table showing permitted water rights from Upper Meadow Valley Wash and tributaries for irrigation purposes as of record in the office of State Engineer, 1958______________________________ Table showing permits to appropriate groundwater for irrigation purposes in Panaca Valley, Upper Meadow Valley Wash as of record in office of State Engineer, 1958________________________ Table showing acres of land in Upper Meadow Valley Wash to which water rights of record attach____________________________________________________________ Tabulation?Acreages within Colorado Drainage Basin in Lincoln County, Nevada________________ Table?Mean flows of Meadow Valley Wash in Second-feet, USGS Gaging Station near Caliente ___________________________________________________________ Table showing monthly and yearly runoff, Meadow Valley Wash near Panaca, Nevada, as measured by USGS Stream Gaging Station Table showing areas and estimated discharge by evaporation and transpiration in the Panaca area of Meadow Valley for the water year ending 1946_______________________________________ Map and section of the Panaca Area, Meadow Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada________________________ Table?USGS Stream Flow Records on Muddy River and Meadow Valley Wash, December through April_______________________________________________________ Photomap of the Meadow Valley Wash Area. Map?Present Status of Land Ownership in Las Vegas Valley, July 1956_______________________________ Letter, February 21, 1958?Bureau of Land Management to Hugh A. Shamberger, Director, Department Conservation and Natural Resources___________________________________________ Inventory by sources and uses of ground-water discharge in Las Vegas Valley Drainage Area Detailed inventory by users of ground-water discharge in Las Vegas Valley Drainage Area Letter from Omar J. Loeltz, dated March 7, 1958, to Hugh A. Shamberger? ______________________ SHAMBERGER____________ 15-B. Letter from Omar J. Loeltz to Hugh A. Shamberger, dated March 7, 1958________________________________ Witness No. SHAMBERGER_____..... 33. SHAMBERGER________________________34. SHAMBERGER________________________35. SHAMBERGER__________________________36. SHAMBERGER__________________________37. SHAMBERGER_____________ 38. SHAMBERGER_____________ 39. SHAMBERGER_____________ 40. SHAMBERGER_____________ 41. SHAMBERGER_____________ 42. SHAMBERGER____________ 43. SHAMBERGER_____________ 44. SHAMBERGER_____________ 45. SHAMBERGER_____________ 46. SHAMBERGER_______________ 47. SHAMBERGER_____________ 48. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Table showing discharge, replenishment and overdraft Las Vegas Valley ground-water drainage area_____________________________________________________ Table?Irrigated acres in Colorado River Drainage, Nevada?1953______________________________ Certificate of Appropriation of Water dated June 21, 1948, for Defense Plant Corp_______________ Certificate of Appropriation of Water dated June 21, 1948, for Defense Plant Corp_____________ Certificate of Appropriation of Water dated July 1, 1954, for Reconstruction Finance Corp. ______________________________________________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 13424, Las Vegas Valley Water Dist_______________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 15571, Manganese, Inc________________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 16489, E. L. Cleveland______________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 16577, City of Henderson______________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 16822, River Valley Resort Inn___________________________ Table showing appropriative rights from Lake Mead and below Hoover Dam______________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17494, Stauffer Chemical Co_________________________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17495?National Lead Company_______________________ Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17496, American Potash and Chemical Co... Table showing recent applications to appropriate water from Lake Mead Storage by present industries at Henderson_________________________ Copy of an Act creating the Colorado River Commission of Nevada, Chap. 71, Stats. 1935, as amended______________________________________________________________ SHAMBERGER_____________ 15-B. Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17500, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Witness No. SHAMBERGER.____________ 50. SHAMBERGER____________ 51. SHAMBERGER_____________ 52. SHAMBERGER_____________ 53. SHAMBERGER_____________ 54. SHAMBERGER_____________ 55. SHAMBERGER____________ 56. SHAMBERGER__________ 57. SHAMBERGER_____________ 58. SHAMBERGER_____________ 59. SHAMBERGER_____________ 60. SHAMBERGER____________ 61. SHAMBERGER_____________ 62. SHAMBERGER_____________ 64. HOUSTON___________________ 101. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17501, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17502, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17503, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17504, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17505, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Application for Permit to Appropriate the Public Waters of the State of Nevada, Serial No. 17506, Colorado River Commission of Nevada Table showing applications to appropriate water from Lake Mead storage by Colorado River Commission of Nevada on behalf of the people of Nevada for future uses_________________________ Table?Summary of Present Water Rights and Applications to Appropriate Water from Lake Mead Storage for use in Nevada, with exclusion of material after "Application 17496." ______________________________________________________________ Map showing Eldorado Valley to be acquired by the State of Nevada for industrial area Certificate of James E. Keogh, Jr., Manager, United States Land Office for Nevada authenticating copy of letter from Gov. Charles H. Russell, to E. R. Greenslet, State Supervisor for Nevada, Bureau of Land Management dated March 9, 1956________________________________________________ Certificate of Hugh A. Shamberger, Director, Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources authenticating letter of certification from James E. Keogh, Jr., Manager, U. S. Land Office, Reno, Nevada, dated March 3, 1958_______ An Act to Direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain public lands in the State of Nevada to the Colorado River Commission of Nevada acting for the State of Nevada__________ Eldorado Valley Development Law______________________ Pictures?Boulder City, Lake Mead, Eldorado Valley and Apex Dry Lake Valley______________________ Consumptive Use of Water Rates by the Irrigated Lands in the Colorado River Basin of Nevada _____________________________________________________________ Witness No. HARDMAN__________________ 201. HARDMAN -_________________ 202. HARDMAN_____________________ 203. HARDMAN_____________________ 204. HARDMAN. _______________ 205. HARDMAN____________________ 208. HARDMAN_____________________ 207. HARDMAN_____________________ 208. HARDMAN 209. HARDMAN_____________________ 210. HARDMAN________________ 211. SHAVER________________________ 301. SHAVER________________________ 302. SHAVER_______________________ 303. SHAVER________________________ 304. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued General Location Map of Irrigated and Irrigable Lands and other pertinent features within Colorado River Basin in Nevada____________ Generalized Land Capability Map, Apex Dry Lake Valley, Mormon Mesa and intervening areas, Clark County, Nevada_____________________________ Generalized Land Capability Map, Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nev__________________________________ Generalized Land Capability Map, Eldorado Valley, Clark County, Nev_____________________________________ Pictures showing irrigated and irrigable areas numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11_____________________________ Table?Irrigated, Irrigable and Total Irrigated, plus Irrigable Lands in Nevada within Colorado River Basin_____________________________________________ Table?Estimated Rates of Consumptive Use and Return Flow, Irrigated and Irrigable Land Areas in Nevada???Colorado River Basin ________________________________________________________________________ Table?Computed Diversion Requirements, Return Flows, and Beneficial Consumptive Uses of Irrigated Lands in Nevada within Colorado River Basin___________________________________________ Table?Computed Diversion Requirements, Return Flows, and Beneficial Consumptive Uses of Irrigable Lands in Nevada within the Colorado River Basin____________________________________________ Table?Computed Diversion Requirements, Return Flows, and Beneficial Consumptive Uses for Irrigated and Irrigable Lands in Nevada within Colorado River Basin_________________ Table?Computed Diversion Requirements for Small Homesite Tract Uses in Nevada within the Colorado River Basin_____________________________________ Table?Power Uses in Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada, for 1957________________________________________ Table?Allocations of Firm Energy, Hoover Power Plant._______________________________________________________ Table?Distribution of Hoover and Davis Dam Power to Contractors with the State of Nevada__________________________________________________________ Chart?Power use in Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada?1937-1957_______________________________________ SHAVER________________________ 304-A Letter addressed to E. A. Moritz, signed by Alfred Merritt Smith_________________________________ SHAVER_________________________ 304-B Letter dated November 30, 1948 from E. A. Moritz to Alfred Merritt Smith .. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Witness No. SHAVER________________________ 304-C. SHAVER_______________________ 304-D. SHAVER________________________ 305. SHAVER_________________________ 306. SHAVER_______________________ 307. MONTGOMERY.___________ 401. MONTGOMERY_______402. MONTGOMERY_____________ 403. MONTGOMERY_____________ 404. MONTGOMERY____________ 405. MONTGOMERY____________ 406. MONTGOMERY____________ 407. MONTGOMERY____________ 408. MOORE___________________________ 501. MOORE_______________________ 502. MOORE___________________________ 503. MOORE___________________________ 504. MAXEY_________________________ 601. MAXEY___________________________ 602. MAXEY___________________________ 603. Letter from Federal Power Commission relative to hearings on Bridge Canyon Project Letter to Mr. Michael J. FarrelL Map showing Power Transmission Lines, Colorado River Basin, Nevada________________________________ Pictures of Hoover Dam and Davis Dam showing Power Plants_______________________________________________ Chart entitled "Power Requirements in millions of Kilowatt Hours, Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada."____________________________________________________ Growth Statistics of Las Vegas and Vicinity, Clark County, Nevada________________________________________ Pictures of Las Vegas and Resort Hotels Uncontrolled Aerial Mosaic of Portion of Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada, photographed July 12, 1950_____________________________________ Photograph?Aerial Mosaic of portion of Las Vegas Valley?March 4, 1958_____________________________ Map showing existing Lake Mead Water Supply System for the Las Vegas Area__________________ Pictures showing Intake Structures on Saddle Island, Lake Mead, and B.M.I. Booster Pumps __________________________________________________________________ Map?Zoning Map of Eldorado Valley__________________ Map showing feasible location of pipeline from Lake Mead to Apex Dry Lake, Nellis Air Force Base, and Las Vegas Valley_____________________ Pictures of Basic Management Plants at Henderson, Nevada and Surrounding Areas_____________ Diagrammatic Chart showing pumpage of water from Lake Mead through B.M.I, facilities________ Table showing results of measurement of water supply and effluent to and from Henderson plants from Dec. 30, 1957, to Jan. 10, 1958 ^ Table showing annual water requirements in acre-feet by present industries at Henderson Relief Map?Las Vegas Valley Drainage Basin, Clark County, Nevada_____________________________________________ Photograph Reproduction of table showing Generalized Stratigraphic Section in Las Vegas, Pahrump and Indian Springs Valley Pages 67 through 71 of Water Resources Bull. No. 5, State of Nevada, by G. B. Maxey and C. H. Jameson, 1948______________________________________________ Witness No. MAXEY._________________________ 604. MAXEY____________________________ 605. MAXEY_________________________ 606. SCHEID__________________________ 701. 8CHEID__________________________ 702. SCHEID______________________ 703. DODGE________________________ 801. DODGE____________________________ 802. DRISKO_______________________ 808. DRISKO__________________________ 809. MALONE______________________ 901 MALONE_______________________ 902. MALONE________________________ 903. MALONE_________________ 904. MALONE_____________________ 905. DRISKO______________________ 815. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Chart?Diagrammatic East-West Profile of Las Vegas Valley through City of Las Vegas ________ Pp. 80, 81, 82, 89, 90, 94, 95, 107, 108, 109, 120 and 121 Water Resources Bulletin No. 5, State of Nevada, by G. B. Maxey and C. H. Jameson, 1948________________________________________________________ Map?Outcrop Geology in the Vicinity of Las Vegas Wash, Clark County, Nevada_________________ Map?Aerial Photography and Location of Major Mineral Deposits_______________________________ Table?Production of glass and foundry sand, limestone, gypsum, Clark County, Nevada 1935-1956 Graph?Production Index of glass and foundry sand, limestone, gypsum, Clark County, Nevada 1935-1956_______________________________________________ Analysis of Population Trends Table Labor Force Summary, Clark County 1957 Annual Average______________________________________________ Table Showing Gross Diversions in Clark County, by sources (1956)________________________ Table?Domestic and Municipal Water Consumption in Las Vegas Valley and Boulder City (1956) ______________________________________________________________ Table?"Estimated Gross Areas Land Considered Suitable for Development as Small Homesite Tracts, Domestic and Industrial Uses in Las Vegas Valley, Eldorado Valley, Apex Dry Lake Valley, California Wash, Moapa Valley, Mormon Mesa and Land Adjacent to Lake Mohave and Lake Mead Below Specified Elevations, excluding Irrigated and Irrigable Lands in Las Vegas Valley and Moapa Valley, and Irrigable Lands in the Big Bend-Fort Mohave Area."____________________________ Six bills introduced by Senator Malone. Pp. 14 and 15 from Exhibit 902_______________ Map?State of Nevada?Irrigable Areas near Boulder Dam________________________J____________________________ Map showing areas to be developed on the Nevada side of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave Table?Estimated Present and Future Annual Use of Water in Clark County, Nevada___________ Bulletin No. 3, California Water Plan___________________ Program of California for financing and constructing Feather River Project?Feb. 1955 (PI. Ex. 80 for identification)____________________________ Witness No. 1003. 1002-A 1002-B. 1002-C. 1101. INDEX TO NEVADA EXHIBITS?Continued Report on Engineering, Economic and Financial Aspects of Feather River Project to Joint Committee on Water Problems and California State Legislature?Dec. 31, 1955 (PI. Ex. 84 for identification)_________________________________ U. S. Department of Commerce Key to Meteorological Records, Doc. No. 1.1, Substation History, California, 1957___________________________________________ Table?"Normal Means and Extremes" showing stations in California, by Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau Climatological Data__________________________________________________________________________ Local Climatological Data with Comparative Data 1957, Las Vegas, Nevada, U. S. Department of Commerce___________________________________________________ Letter?F. C. Balzar, Governor of Nevada to Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary of the Interior, December 16, 1931_____________________________________________ *Too large for reproduction and inclusion in this volume. Copies will be submitted separately in accordance with Special Master's instruction. Tr. 21,646-21,647.