Water -- Law and legislation -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Claude Dukes Collection of Federal Water Master's Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: 84-11
Abstract

Collection contains papers from the Federal Water Master's Office, Reno, Nevada, 1926-1982. Included are office operational records, correspondence; also water data, reports, maps and printed material relating to water in the Truckee and Carson River Basins, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1849-1982

The Orr Ditch Case, 1913-1944

 Collection
Identifier: NC1246/1
Abstract In 1913, the United States sued in Federal District Court, in what is known as the Orr Ditch litigation, to adjudicate water rights to the Truckee River for the benefit of both the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the Newlands Reclamation Project. The collection contains draft and final edition of a study of water allocation and litigation over the Orr Ditch in the Truckee River area of Reno, Nevada from 1978. It also includes a history of the origins of the suit, history of various court...
Dates: 1978