Lorenzi urging people to protest the passage of City Ordinance No. 247, because it creates the impression to possible future residents that Las Vegas does not have enough water.
Newspaper clipping discussing petitions to create a water district in the Las Vegas valley and a map of the proposed district.
Story about a campaign to collect enough signatures to call an election for a vote on the creation of a water district for the Las Vegas valley.
Residents of the Las Vegas Valley were withdrawing water at the same rate as was being recharged.
Having received enough petition signatures, water district backers were moving on to the next step: a public meeting to discuss the issue.
Article describing how the Clark County Commission approved the petition to create a water district and set up plans for an election on the issue.
Clark County Commission set October 19, 1948 as the date for a vote on the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District
In the enclosed editorial sent with correspondence, Cahlan expressed a concern that if the water district were created, they would begin to get their water from Lake Mead, which of necessity would be chlorinated.
Newspaper article informing the public that the Las Vegas City Commission lifted the restriction on daytime lawn watering for 15 days, with the commission calling on volunteerism for the time period.
Newspaper clipping from unknown source reminding readers of the city ordinance forbidding the waste of water.