WRA. Water Resources
Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:
Carl J. Hoffman (1908-2004) was a CSU civil engineering graduate (1932) who spent nearly thirty years working for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation designing dams and spillways. His accomplishments include helping to design the Hoover Dam and the Grand Coulee Dam, as well as many smaller dams throughout the West. The collection includes engineering books, manuals, design data, reports, notes, memoranda, maps, and project design summaries, focusing especially on small dams.
Diane Hoppe (1947-2016) served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1999 to 2006. Her service also included the Colorado Foundation for Water Education, the Colorado Water Conservation Board, and the South Platte Basin Roundtable. The collection consists of Hoppe's files related to these organizations, her political life, and personal artifacts, including a number of the awards she received.
George William (Jerry) Sherk (b. 1949) has had a full career as both an attorney and a professor, specializing in natural resources and environmental law and policy at numerous government agencies, private law firms, and universities. His main interests include interstate water compacts and state water laws. The collection consists mainly of articles, reports, and legal proceedings, along with correspondence, notes, presentations, and conference materials.