WRA. Water Resources
Found in 131 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.
David Miller (1906-1993) was an attorney who practiced law in Greeley from 1939 until his retirement in 1987. Miller had a special interest in irrigation and water law and became involved in cases concerning Colorado irrigation districts and transmountain water diversion. The collection includes correspondence, court documents, financial documents, legal documents, minutes, photographs, and publications mainly concerning irrigation and water law.
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.
Dr. Edwin Mogren (1921-2001) was a professor in the College of Forestry at Colorado State University from 1948 to 1986 and upon his retirement was appointed Professor Emeritus. While teaching at CSU, he also served as a consultant and expert witness on several legal water cases. This collection consists of many of the professor's field notes, data, maps, graphs, correspondence, photographs, and reports related to the litigation he was involved with during the 1970s and 1980s.
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.