Series 2559
Water and Power Board Administrative records

Dates: 1947-1956.

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

Scope and Content

The Utah Water and Power Board was established in 1947 and tasked with the responsibility of promoting the orderly and timely planning, conservation, development, utilization, and protection of Utah's water resources. The board was responsible for managing water resources in the state of Utah, as well as working with other state governments in the management of inter-state water sharing issues. The record series terminates at the same time the Utah Water and Power Board was replaced by the Utah Board of Water Resources (a regulatory board currently administered by the Utah Division of Water Resources).This series contains a variety of administrative records including unpublished reports, project reports, contracts, project outlines, and policy statements that show how the Utah Water and Power Board operated.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Correspondence from the Water and Power Board, Series 2561, contains correspondence records that may relate to the issues discussed in this series.

Minutes from the Water and Power Board, Series 12314, provide official minutes of the Water and Power Board that reflect many of the issues that are present in this series.

Publications from the Water and Power Board, Series 22695, contains publications that contain information that relates to the issues discussed in this series.

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 Jim Kichas in November 2011.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1 1947 Preliminary Report - Utah Water and Power Board - Three Creeks Project - Beaver County
1 2 1947 Statement of Policy of the Utah Water and Power Board
1 3 1950 List of Addresses
1 4 1953 Project Report - Notes and Observations Pertaining to the Boulder Canyon and All-American Canal Projects
1 5 1954-1955 Outlines
1 6 1955 Contracts
1 7 1975 Colorado River Storage Project
1 8 1955-1956 Project Reports

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.