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Water Oral Histories Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WOHC
Abstract

The Water Oral Histories Collection consists of interviews and reminiscences covering the work of some of Colorado's distinguished civil engineers, irrigators, and water leaders. Subjects include Northern Colorado's irrigation history, irrigation engineering and research in Colorado, large water storage projects, groundwater issues, and the personal and professional lives of some of Colorado's water leaders.

Dates: 1986-2022

Water Supply and Storage Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WWSS
Abstract The Water Supply and Storage Company (WSSC) was incorporated in 1891 to serve irrigators in the Cache la Poudre valley. In 1986, the city of Thornton purchased substantial stock in the company, which has subsequently provided water for both municipal and agricultural purposes. The bulk of the collection was produced during a records management project conducted on the company's behalf between 1981 and 2000, and includes oral history audiotapes, transcripts, company histories and timelines,...
Dates: 1907-1991; Majority of material found within 1973-1991

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  • Names: Water Supply and Storage Company. X
  • Subject: Audiocassettes. X

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Arkansas River Watershed. 1
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
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Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado State University. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1