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WRA. Water Resources

 Collecting Area
Identifier: WRA

Found in 131 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Gilbert G. Stamm

 Collection
Identifier: WGGS
Abstract

Gilbert G. Stamm (1911-1989) is best known for his appointment and service as Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation between the years of 1973 and 1977. Stamm spent over thirty years educating the public on water issues and promoting reclamation projects throughout the United States. The Papers of Gilbert G. Stamm contains speeches, information on the Bureau of Reclamation projects, photographs and slides of projects, and printed material about Stamm and the Bureau of Reclamation.

Dates: 1952-1987; Majority of material found within 1972-1977

Papers of Glen D. Schlueter

 Collection
Identifier: WSCH
Abstract

Glen D. Schlueter is a retired stormwater engineer who worked for the City of Fort Collins (Colorado) Stormwater Utility for 28 years. He participated in the Stormwater Utility's response to the July 28, 1997, Spring Creek flood event and its aftermath. The collection contains materials collected by Schlueter related to the flood. Materials include newspaper articles, newsletters, technical documents, reports, phone records of emergency calls, VHS tapes, and a DVD.

Dates: 1991-2010; Majority of material found within 1997-1998

Papers of Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: WGJH
Abstract A leading expert on Colorado water law, Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr. (1944-2021), practiced environmental, land use, transportation, and water law for more than two decades before his appointment to the bench in 1996. The collection documents Justice Hobbs' legal work during private practice and on the court, along with his professional publications, presentations, and service activities. The collection also documents Hobbs' personal life and family. Subjects covered...
Dates: 1928-2018; Majority of material found within 1990-2013

Papers of Hal D. Simpson

 Collection
Identifier: WHDS
Abstract Hal D. Simpson (b. 1945) worked in the Colorado Division of Water Resources (DWR) for 34 years, serving as State Engineer from 1992 to 2007. This collection includes materials from Simpson’s time with the Division of Water Resources; meeting agendas, notes, and other materials from his time on the Western States Water Council, particularly from his time as Council Chairman from 2004 to 2006; papers and presentations authored by Simpson; his calendars; and reference materials, comprised...
Dates: 1941-2007; Majority of material found in 1970-2007

Papers of Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III

 Collection
Identifier: WHJB
Abstract Hamlet J. "Chips" Barry, III, served as the manager of Denver Water for nearly twenty years. The documentation of Barry's employment with the Micronesian Legal Services Corporation, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, law firm Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw and Harring, and Denver Water is representative but not comprehensive. A 30-year span of his calendars gives a sense of his daily appointments and activities. Additionally, files of his speeches and writings on typical subjects such...
Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1973-2010

Papers of Harold G. Evans

 Collection
Identifier: whge
Abstract Harold G. Evans, a professional engineer, has served on many water-related committees at the local and state level in Colorado. Evans worked on the Statewide Water Supply Initiative (SWSI) as a member of the South Platte Basin Technical Roundtable and the GAP, Conservation, and Alternative to Ag Dry-Up Technical Roundtables for Phase 2 of SWSI. He also worked on Governor Ritter's South Platte River Task Force, served on the City of Greeley Water and Sewer Board for 21 years, and worked on a...
Dates: 2003-2014

Papers of Harvey Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: WHGJ
Abstract Having spent over 45 years of his life as a farmer in Fort Collins, Colorado, Harvey Johnson (1895-1991) understood the value of water. He served on numerous water boards, most significantly the Water Supply and Storage Company Board, of which he became a member in 1936 and served for 54 years. He was asked to serve on the Fort Collins City Council and served two terms as mayor in the 1960s. Johnson was instrumental in preparing the city to store water for future growth. This collection...
Dates: 1907-1989; Majority of material found within 1970-1989

Papers of Ivan D. Wood

 Collection
Identifier: WIDW
Abstract Ivan Daley Wood (1888-1978) was a distinguished agricultural engineer whose work focused on the many aspects of irrigation, including soil, water application, and conservation. He was employed in both state and federal capacities for over forty years, and held an industry position for another nine years. The collection documents irrigation practices and projects, particularly in the western United States, through the work and writings of Wood and his colleagues, as well as Wood's personal...
Dates: 1907-1973; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

Papers of James F. Ruff

 Collection
Identifier: WRUF
Abstract

Jim Ruff (b. 1937) had a long career as a civil engineering professor at Colorado State University and as a consultant with a focus on hydraulic engineering. The collection documents Dr. Ruff's teaching, research, consulting work, and publications. The collection includes reports, articles, letters, drawings, maps, newspaper clippings, reference materials, data, slides, photographs, videotapes, and computer media.

Dates: 1928-2015; Majority of material found within 1964-1997

Papers of James L. Ogilvie

 Collection
Identifier: WJLO
Abstract

James L. Ogilvie (1911-1995) had a long and fruitful career with the United States Bureau of Reclamation in the field of irrigation and water management. He worked successfully on the Colorado-Big Thompson Project and was the Project Manager for the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project in southeast Colorado. The collection contains professional files related to Ogilvie's career as well as desk diaries, which serve as a guide to his daily activities, and photographs.

Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Papers of James R. Meiman

 Collection
Identifier: WJRM
Abstract James R. Meiman (b. 1933) is Professor Emeritus of Earth Resources (Watershed Science) at Colorado State University. After earning his Ph.D. in Watershed Science from CSU in 1962, Dr. Meiman led CSU's snow hydrology program and later became the Dean of the Graduate School (1975-1981) and Director of the Office of International Programs (1975-1991). Meiman also collaborated with multiple federal agencies, such as the U.S. Forest Service, on snow hydrology studies, and he developed and worked...
Dates: 1951-2012

Papers of Jerry F. Kenny

 Collection
Identifier: wjfk
Abstract Jerry F. Kenny (1955-2018) was a civil engineer who consulted on water and natural resources projects, with a particular focus on the western United States. He worked for Boyle Engineering and later HDR Engineering until he formed Headwaters Corporation and began serving as the executive director of the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program. Materials in the collection focus on Kenny's consulting work across the West and include manuals, reports, correspondence, legal documents,...
Dates: 1970-2015

Papers of John Porter

 Collection
Identifier: wjpp
Abstract

John Porter (1933-2020) was the general manager of the Dolores Water Conservancy District (Colorado) from 1981 through his retirement in 2002. This collection is entirely digital, comprised of articles, data, and reports, many by Porter, and most concerning the District and its Dolores River Reclamation Project, constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation beginning in 1978.

Dates: 1986-2010

Papers of John R. Eckhardt

 Collection
Identifier: wjre
Abstract John R. Eckhardt, a civil engineer who holds three degrees from CSU, spent 20 years directing the development and implementation of the Imperial Irrigation District - San Diego County Water Authority Efficiency Conservation and Water Transfer. He previously was the assistant state engineer for Colorado and also worked for the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District. His collection documents these three areas of work, with the IID activities being most prominent. The collection contains...
Dates: 1960-2009

Papers of John R. Fetcher

 Collection
Identifier: WJRF
Abstract John R. Fetcher (1912-2009) was instrumental in the creation of several of Colorado's recreational areas through his involvement in the construction of large water projects. Fetcher helped found the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District and only retired shortly before his death. The collection largely relates to the construction of Steamboat Lake located in Routt County, Colorado. The collection includes reports, maps, blueprints, notes, and a brochure. Also included in the collection are...
Dates: 1960-1966 and 2009

Papers of John W. Shields

 Collection
Identifier: WJWS
Abstract John W. Shields (b. 1958), an interstate streams engineer for the State of Wyoming, served as the chairman for the Management Committee of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. The program, established in 1988, involved multiple entities working to implement recovery actions for four species of endangered Colorado River fish: bonytail, Colorado pikeminnow, humpback chub, and razorback sucker. Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, data, annual...
Dates: 1983-2012

Papers of Kurt D. Fausch

 Collection
Identifier: wkdf
Abstract Kurt D. Fausch retired in spring 2017 from his position as professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University, where he worked since 1982. His research has focused on stream ecology and human impacts on rivers and has included collaborations throughout western North America as well as in Japan and New Zealand. The collection consists of his teaching materials, related mainly to fish ecology and fishery science, as well as sets of research...
Dates: 1970-2013

Papers of Lloyd J. Gronning

 Collection
Identifier: WGRO
Abstract A water program management consultant, Lloyd J. Gronning has worked on projects across the West. He served as the president of Gronning Engineering Company from 1984 to 1996 and as the vice president of Montgomery Watson, Inc. from 1996 to 1999. The collection chiefly contains reports by Gronning Engineering Company related to the Arkansas River, Colorado Springs Utilities, groundwater, and water rights. The collection also contains a statewide water development study as well as documents,...
Dates: 1986-1999

Papers of Loretta Lohman

 Collection
Identifier: wloh
Abstract Loretta Lohman served as Colorado's Nonpoint Source Outreach Coordinator from 1999 to 2014. Her nearly 50-year career also included teaching, researching, and consulting for water-related projects primarily in Colorado and the U.S. West. Her research focused on the economic effects of water reuse, salinity, federal reclamation projects, and energy use. The collection contains some of her publications as well as her research files. Material types include reports, articles, proposals, notes,...
Dates: 1946-2009

Papers of Louis G. Carpenter

 Collection
Identifier: WLGC
Abstract Louis G. Carpenter (1861-1935), irrigation engineer, was appointed professor and head of engineering and physics at the Colorado Agricultural College in 1888. He became director of the Colorado Experiment Station at that institution in 1899 and remained at the college until 1911. Carpenter initiated the first systematic instruction in irrigation engineering, consulted widely on irrigation and hydraulic construction projects, and was also consulted for his expertise in water law. The...
Dates: 1888-1919; Majority of material found within 1898-1910