Percy V. Long


Walter L. Fisher


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-3-3. The desire of all of the communities about the Bay of San Francisco far co-operation in the joint use of the Hetch Hetchy source of water supply as supplemental to the water at present furnished from nearby sources.4. Pending plans of the communities on both sides of the Bay as to the acquisition of the plants and properties of the water companies which are new furnishing those communities with water.5. The probable future demands upon the water supply of the communities around the Bay of San Francisco in view of future increase in population and commercial and industrial development in the State of California.6. The injurious effects upon nearby communities of tho permanent withdrawal from local lands of large and increasing quantities of water; (a) in robbing such lands of the water necessary for their continued possible use for agricultural purposes; (b) in depriving each communities of population and industries to which they would naturally be entitled if the lands which are now withdrawn from use, other than as watersheds, were opened for agricultural and other development.The above is a general statements of the more important matters upon which the City desires to introduce further evidence. I do not understand that you desire at this time a particular statement of the exact character of the evidence.On July 1st, 1911, at the conclusion of tho hearing before the Board of Engineers on the morning of that day, I wired you,06314


San Francisco

Date Original

1912 Jan 20


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 0789

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