Water for the Southwest: Historical Survey and Guide to Historic Sites

by T. Lindsay Baker,
Steven R. Rae,
Joseph E. Minor,
Seymour V. Connor,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-056-8 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-056-5 (ISBN-10), 1973, Soft Cover, Pg. 205
Committee on History and Heritage of ASCE, Prepared in cooperation with Historic American Engineering Record, National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, and Water Resources Center of Texas Tech University
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


In this document, a brief narrative history of the effects of the people who lived in the area (prehistoric Indians, the Spanish, and the Anglo-Americans) to secure and maintain water supply systems presented and illustrated by contemporary drawings and photos. This narrative history serves as an introduction to documentary and pictorial summary of early water supply systems in the Southwest. Sixty sites which represent locations of historical and technological significance are presented with supporting references, photos, and drawings. Included in the 60 documentations are sites in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.

Subject Headings: Water supply systems | Historic sites | Water supply | History | Surveys (non-geomatic) | Site surveys | Hydrographic surveys | United States | Arizona | Colorado | New Mexico | Texas | Utah


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