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Water rights maps : first series

  • CM/B1575
  • Series
  • 1911-1924

Maps prepared pursuant to the Water Act Amendment Act, 1913. Shows location of water rights and licenses. Includes tabulation sheets relating to decisions of the Board of Investigation. Maps also show property boundaries.

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Water rights reference maps

  • CM/S3
  • Series
  • 1927-1978 (predominant 1952 - 1978)

Scope and Content: This series provided the Water Rights Branch with a medium- to- large scale overview of its administrative areas, displaying both water rights information and detailed land status information produced by other natural resource ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Water rights maps : second series

  • CM/S4
  • Series
  • [ca. 1920-1978]

Scope and Content: This series of large scale maps was created by the Water Rights Branch pursuant to successive versions of the Water Act and the Water Act Amendment Act. The primary function of the sheets was to document the location of water ri...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Water rights plans

  • CM/S5-7
  • Series
  • 1892-1981

Introduction: Throughout its existence, the Water Rights Branch (WRB) acquired and created a large central set of plans, maps, and engineering drawings which was assigned a single set of sequential water rights plan numbers. Over time, the origina...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Okanagan Valley irrigation reports

  • GR-0316
  • Series
  • 1927

Okanagan Valley irrigation reports. Reports on irrigation districts in the Okanagan valley (16 vols.). Summary report, and detailed reports m the following irrigation districts: Black Mountain, Glenmore, Naramata, Peachland, Scotty Creek, South E...

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Plans, engineers' reports, and statistical information

  • GR-0338
  • Series
  • 1914

Diverse material concerning irrigated and irrigable lands in British Columbia. Volume 1 contains plot plans, engineers reports, orders, and statistical information,. Volume 2 contains only statistical information.

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Irrigation report

  • GR-0368
  • Series
  • 1911

"Report on irrigation conditions of British Columbia and recommendations for the initiation of government work on irrigation investigations," by Prof. B.A. Etcheverry, commissioned by the Dept. of Lands.

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Proceedings at public hearings

  • GR-0563
  • Series
  • 1976

Proceedings at public hearings under the Water Act Into an application by British Columbia Hydro for a water licence to divert, use and store water out of the Columbia River at a point about 3 miles upstream from Revelstoke, B.C., near the lower e...

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Correspondence

  • GR-0689
  • Series
  • 1919-1927

File (No. 011704) of correspondence, including the commissioners' report, re the Commission of inquiry under section 171 of the Water Act (1914) to investigate irrigation matters in the vicinity of Vernon involving the White Valley Irrigation...

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Index of water resources recordings

  • GR-0779
  • Series
  • 1911-1962

Index of water resources recordings. Contains graphic representation of water discharge by drainage basin.

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Water rights records

  • GR-0835
  • Series
  • 1902-1912

Letters inward to the Chief Commissioner of Lands, the Deputy Commissioner of Lands and the Minister of Lands re water rights generally, 1902-1912. (These letters were transferred to Water Rights Branch files from Lands files and do not appear on ...

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Correspondence

  • GR-0836
  • Series
  • 1911-1912

Correspondence outward (letterbook copies) from the Chief Hydrographer re water surveys, irrigation projects, dams, etc. Nominal index.

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Correspondence

  • GR-0837
  • Series
  • 1918

Correspondence outward (letterbook copies) of the Comptroller of Water Rights re: water license fees and water applications, etc. Nominal index.

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Orders-in-council relating to water works and water power projects

  • GR-0839
  • Series
  • 1892-1913

Index and list of orders-in-council relating to water works and water power projects pursuant to the Rivers and Streams Act, 1890, the Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897, and the Water Act, 1909. Includes alphabetical index of companies and cit...

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Water rights records

  • GR-0843
  • Series
  • 1898-1905

Records of the Water Commissioner, Omineca District, relating to water rights. Vol. 1: Record of Water Grant pursuant to the Water Clauses Consolidation Act (1897), 1898-1905, including determinations by the Board of Investigation, 1917. Vol. 2:...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Notebooks, artesian well investigation, Fraser River Flats

  • GR-0850
  • Series
  • 1914

Notebooks (two) containing information collected during artesian well investigation, Fraser River Flats. (see Water Rights Branch, interim report for 1914 (BC Sessional Papers 1915, v.1, p. H-18) for report].

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Records of the Board of Investigation relating to water rights

  • GR-0853
  • Series
  • ca. 1913-1961

Records of the Board of Investigation relating to water rights. Files no. 101-426 (Cariboo Gold Mining Co.) and 241-11-17 (Lightning Creek Gold, Gravels and Drainage Company Limited).

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Water Rights Branch operational records

  • GR-0884
  • Series
  • 1901-1967

Government publications, reports, memoranda, correspondence, statutes, regulations, indexes and maps pertaining to water rights, irrigation projects, water reserves, and water power developments, 1901-1967. Includes unpublished reports on the his...

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Water Rights Branch records

  • GR-1006
  • Series
  • 1889-1979

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, miscellaneous papers and notes, legal opinions, memoranda of agreement, regulations, etc. relating to water rights, the evolution of water resource administration, and the history of the Wate...

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Petitions

  • GR-1007
  • Series
  • 1955

Petitions of land owners, Lillooet regarding the Lillooet Hospital Improvement District for incorporation under the Water Act [R.S.B.C., 1948, c.361, s.50], for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating a hospital. For additional corres...

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Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1008
  • Series
  • 1920-1924

Correspondence, memos, and miscellaneous notes and papers re irrigation pumps.

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Minutes of a public hearing

  • GR-1009
  • Series
  • 1955

Minutes of a public hearing on the application of the Northwest Power Industries, Ltd. for a water licence to authorize the diversion, use and storage of water from Atlin Lake and tributaries, held in Atlin, B.C., on August 16, 1955.Plan transferr...

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Correspondence

  • GR-1010
  • Series
  • 1974

Computer print-out; file list of 0 series correspondence files relating to water rights and water resources administration.

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Water Rights records

  • GR-1017
  • Series
  • 1858-1974

Registers of water record and water licence grants and applications; index of water reserves, 1908-1929; list of localities operating hydro-electric plants, 1918; alphabetical index of creek surveys, 1910-1911, measuring stream flows.

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Permits and authorizations

  • GR-1018
  • Series
  • 1912-1955

Permits and authorizations to make surveys necessary for the planning and construction of water works pursuant to the Water Act, 1909 and the Water Act, 1914. Arranged numerically. Includes permit number, name of applicant, description of propos...

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Certificates of approval

  • GR-1019
  • Series
  • 1917-1938

Certificates of approval for the commencement of construction of water works, necessary to direct, convey, store, and use water, 1917-1938, pursuant to the Water Act, 1914. Arranged numerically with alphabetical index. Includes terms of construc...

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Determinations and Orders

  • GR-1020
  • Series
  • 1913-1933

Determinations and Orders for the cancellation of water records by the Board of Investigation under the Water Act, 1914, nos. 2501-5000 (vol. 1) and nos. 7504-8103 (vol. 2). Includes water district, date of order, date of original grant, name of g...

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