San Diego County Water Authority Records, 1938-1976
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Brief Description: The collection consists of memoranda, notes, reports, maps and newspaper clippings from the San Diego County Water Authority.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: San Diego County Water Authority
Volume: 1.25 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for San Diego County Water Authority : The San Diego County Water Authority was annexed to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in 1946.  The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a public corporation, organized in 1928 under the authority of the Metropolitan Water District Act. This act provided a means by which groups of cities and certain other governmental subdivisions such as water districts, not necessarily contiguous, could join together for the development of a water supply.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Water rights--History--20th century--Sources
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.)--Maps
San Diego County Water Authority--Archives
Water-supply--California--San Diego County--History--20th century--Sources
Water-supply--California--San Diego County--Management--History--20th century--Sources
Water resources development--California--San Diego County--History--20th century
Genres/Forms of Material
Organizational Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, San Diego County Water Authority Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.