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Abstract Collection contains Edward R. Bowen's memorandum, letters, and a report on the water supply and water rights of various areas in southern California. An employee of the Spring Valley Water Company, Bowen worked as a consulting engineer for water-related enterprises in both southern and northern California. Here, Bowen proposes costs and feasibility of developing water supplies and gives background information, such as water rights, on the water companies already in place within southern...
Howard D. Mills papers on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Water Resources Collection
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes.
Abstract: This collection of papers was assembled by Jeffry Pendergast. The Prendergast papers include documents about water rights and water supply in California from 1944-1962. Subjects include California Division of Water Resources, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and the Areas/Counties of Origin. The area of origin statutes represent a legislative response in California to an absense of an effective for market pricing water.
Abstract: Metropolitan Water District reports, publications, correspondence, clippings, and meeting minutes. He was the Los Angeles Consulting Engineer. Reuel Olson mentioned him in his book the Colorado River Compact. In addition he was vice President of the Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (1930).
Abstract: John Treanor was vice-president of the San Diego Water Company. He purchased the land to build Henshaw Reservoir and then later Hodges Dam and reservoir. In addition, he was on the Board of Trustees at Pomona College in the early 20th century. (Treanor, Thomas. John Treanor A Sketch of his Life wiht Excerpts from His Letters, Los Angeles, Zamorano Club, 1937.)
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract: This collection contains Weymouth's personal papers including correspondence, his publications and speeches, and photographs all relating to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the construction of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) and the Colorado River Aqueduct from 1894-1941.
- Subject: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.) X