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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Guild comparing water consumption for November 1941 and 1942, December 2, 1942


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Letter comparing Las Vegas water usage in November in 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


hln001014. 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 - December 2, 1942 Mr. W. H. Guild: Your letter October 14th, File 7334. The following is comparative statement water consumption for November: DEC 4 1942 LOS ANGELES, CALIF. The decrease from 132 million in October to 79 million in November does not appear reasonable. I note the Clark Street meter showed more than a 50 percent decrease on previous month and I am asking the Superintendent to look into this. WALTER R. BRACKEN. cc - Mr. G. C. Fish. 1941 1942 Gals. used 100,439,900 V 79,183,600 Est. Population 14,000 18,000 Daily gals. per cap. 239 147 Avg. Gals. per day 3,347,997 2,639,453