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North American Water and Power Alliance Records, 1964-1990

view North American Water and Power Alliance Records, 1964-1990 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Ralph M. Parsons Corporation (Pasadena, Calif.)
Author:
North American Water and Power Alliance
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.6 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Reports
Videotapes
Place:
Ogallala Aquifer
Great Lakes (North America)
Date:
1964
1964-1990
20th century
1950-2000
Notes:
The North American Water and Power Alliance (NAWAPA) was a large-scale, transcontinental water transfer plan designed by the Ralph M. Parsons Corporation in 1964.
Summary:
The collection contains a promotional video, correspondence, reports, articles, and newsletters, among other materials, which describe NAWAPA and reveal efforts to gain federal government and private sector support for the project, in response to concerns about energy and water resources and the depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer in the High Plains states.
Cite as:
North American Water and Power Alliance Records, 1964-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Conservation of natural resources
Engineering
Water-power
Lobbying
Water transfer
Local number:
2007.3124 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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