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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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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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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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Records of the Government office in Fairview, B.C.

  • GR-1675
  • Series
  • 1897-1909

Water notices for a licence to take and use water, Similkameen district, 4 vols. Records of the government office in Fairview. B.C. Related to GR-0214 and GR-1674.

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Water rights conditional licence registers

  • GR-1765
  • Series
  • 1912-1955

Conditional licence registers: vol. 1, CLs 1-5250, 1912-ca. 1924; vol. 2, CLs 5251-15259, ca. 1924- ca. 1941; vol. 3, CLs 15260-22538, ca. 1941-1955. The data is arranged by CL no., which is roughly chronological. The registers show status, condi...

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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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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 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

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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Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1022
  • Series
  • 1921-1951

Correspondence, memoranda, and notes relating to irrigation, the hydrometric programme (1944) and hot springs and mineral wells. Includes list of water records within various Okanagan irrigation districts.

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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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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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Correspondence

  • GR-1046
  • Series
  • 1919-1920

Correspondence files relating to water licences and irrigation in the vicinities of Rock Creek and Greenwood, and the southern Okanagan valley.

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Records relating to water projects

  • GR-1131
  • Series
  • 1911

Lists relating to water projects. List of Certificates of Approval for water works, diversions, dams, spillways, etc. issued between 1898 and 1911; includes grantee, date of approval, purpose and nature of grant. List of power, light and water c...

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Registers of the Board of Investigation

  • GR-1165
  • Series
  • 1896-1918

Registers of the Board of Investigation, pursuant to the Water Act (3 vols.) Volume 1 is a register of land, water, mining, power and light, and lumber companies incorporated, 1896-1914. Arranged alphabetically by company name and shows date of i...

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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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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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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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Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1008
  • Series
  • 1920-1924

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

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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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Report to the Minister of Finance by the Civil and Hydraulic Engineer

  • GR-1023
  • Series
  • 1916

Report to the Minister of Finance of the Province of British Columbia on the Physical and Financial conditions of irrigation projects in the Vernon and Kelowna Districts, created by A.R. Mackenzie, Civil and Hydraulic Engineer. 2 parts.

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Report

  • GR-1289
  • Series
  • 1922-1954

Copies of Hydro-electric progress in Canada, issued by Canada, Dept. of Northern Affairs and National Resources, Water Resources Division and its predecessor agencies. This mimeographed progress report highlights projects under development in Bri...

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Water Rights application registers

  • GR-1764
  • Series
  • 1947-1961

Application registers, vol. 3, 1947-1954, and vol. 4, 1955-1961. The names of the applicants for water rights are arranged by water district, and then chronologically within each district. The registers show file number, name of applicant, sourc...

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