Baker Lumber Company: 0050.0377

WATER NOTICE (Use and Storage)  [ad]

            TAKE NOTICE that Baker Lumber Co., whose address is Waldo, B.C., will apply for a license to take and use eight cubic feet per second and to store ten acre feet of water out of Plumbob Creek, which flows easterly and drains into the Kootenay River.  The storage dam will be located about south west corner of lot 616791.  The capacity of the reservoir to be created is about ten acre feet, and it will flood about five acres of land.  The water will be diverted from the stream at a point about the south west corner of lot 616791, and will be used for fluming logs.  This notice was posted on the ground on the 4th day of October, 1917.  A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the “Water Act, 1914,” will be filed in the office of the Water Recorder at Cranbrook.  Objections to the application may be filed with the said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after the first appearance of this notice in a local newspaper.

                                                                        Baker Lumber Co, Applicant.

                                                                                                A.H. DeWolf, Agent.

            The date of the first publication of this notice is November 15th, 1917.

0050.0377: Baker Lumber Company

Notice given that Baker Lumber Co. applied for licence to take and use water out of Plumbob Creek.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  December 20, 1917
Pages:  3
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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People arrow DeWolfarrow
Cities arrow Waldo arrow Utilities arrow Waterarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow By Town arrow Waldo-Dorrarrow
Industry arrow Lumbering arrow Companies and Mills arrow Baker Lumber Co.arrow
Physical Features arrow Creeks arrow Plumbob Creekarrow
Physical Features arrow Rivers arrow Kootenay Riverarrow


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