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United States Bureau of Reclamation contracts
WRCA 193  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Number
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: United States Bureau of Reclamation contracts
    Date (inclusive): 1937-2001
    Collection Number: WRCA 193
    Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
    Extent: 2.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The collection consists of the United States Bureau of Reclamation contracts with California water districts, irrigation districts, wildlife refuges, and municipalities.
    Languages: The collection is in English.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. United States Bureau of Reclamation contracts (WRCA 193). Water Resources Collections and Archives. Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of United States Bureau of Reclamation District #349, 1998.

    Processing History

    Processed by Randal Brandt, WRCA Technical Services Librarian, and Paul Atwood, 2000-2001.

    Collection Number

    Collection number updated February 2019. Legacy collection number was MS 98/2. This change was part of a project in 2018/2019 to update the collection numbers for collections in the Water Resources Collections and Archives.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of contracts, interim renewal contracts, and renewal contracts between the United States Bureau of Reclamation and California irrigation districts, water districts, wildlife refuges, and municipalities for water from the Central Valley Project,the Cachuma Project, the Kings River Project,the Orland Project,and the Solano Project.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by district, municipality, or refuge name.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Central Valley Project (Calif.)
    Cachuma Project (U.S.)
    Kings River Project (Calif.)
    Orland Project (Calif.)
    Solano Project, California (U.S.)
    Irrigation districts -- California
    Irrigation water -- California
    Water districts -- California
    Water rights -- California
    Water transfer -- California
    Water utilities -- California
    Water-supply -- California

    Genres and Forms of Materials