Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 21003

State Planning Board Water resources correspondence

Dates: 1936-1940.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

These records are the correspondence for the State Planning Board's water resources committee members. Included are letters from the National Resources Board, memoranda explaining committee decisions, calls to meetings, and letters of public interest. The main subjects are the Bear River, Bonneville Basin, Colorado River Basin, Salt Lake municipal Uintah Basin, water works, and water storage.

The State Planning Board actively cooperated with federal, state, and local agencies for the development and conservation of water resources. Early in the development of state planning, these agencies began their studies by gathering data on a wide range of water resources subjects.

Arrangement

Alphabetically by subject, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Water resources drainage basin reports from the State Planning Board, Series 20999, This series contains further studies of the Colorado River and Great Basin water conservation projects.

Water resources minutes from the State Planning Board, Series 21000, This series has the minutes with document basin committee meetings.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by M. Call in November 1998 and updated in August 2004 by G. Strack after having been filmed.

Indexing Terms

  • United States. National Resources Board.
  • Municipal water supply—Salt Lake City (Utah).
  • Water-storage—Utah.
  • Utah—Water-supply.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 Bear River;1936
1 Bonneville Basin; 1939 - 1940
1 Colorado River Basin; 1934 - 1940
1 Salt Lake municipal water works;1934
1 Uintah Basin; 1937 - 1938
1 Water Storage; 1936 - 1940