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Irrigation Research Papers

Identifier: WIRP
Abstract In 1911, the Irrigation Investigations Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture was established in Fort Collins in conjunction with Colorado Agricultural College (now Colorado State University). Scientists within the unit, including Ralph Parshall, Carl Rohwer, Victor M. Cone, and William E. Code, conducted irrigation-related research. They studied and designed apparatuses to measure water flow through canals and diversion structures, investigated various irrigation projects, and conducted...
Dates: 1890-1985; Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Local Water Resources History Collection

Identifier: WLOC
Abstract The Local Water Resources History Collection is an aggregation of items acquired from many different sources. Combining a wide range of materials including maps, blueprints, brochures, programs, posters, reports, photographs, newsletters, audiotapes, CDs, and DVDs, the collection touches on various topics related to Colorado water issues, people, and organizations. Topics include ditches and irrigation systems, water rights, and drought studies, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Records of Wright Water Engineers, Inc.

Identifier: WWWE
Abstract Wright Water Engineers, Inc., is a Colorado-based water resources consulting firm founded by Kenneth R. Wright. Since 1961 the company has undertaken projects concerning agricultural and irrigation engineering, water rights, flood control and drainage, dams, and groundwater in Colorado as well as other states and countries. The collection contains files from select Colorado projects, as well as one in New Mexico/Texas. Also present are the files of Wright-McLaughlin Engineers (1964-1982), a...
Dates: 1882-2006; Majority of material found within 1965-1999

Water Oral Histories 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. A portion of the collection is digitized and ...
Dates: 1986-2022

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Coal Ridge Ditch Company 1
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 1
Colorado A & M College 1
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Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering 1
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado Water Conservation Board 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Cyprus Mines Corporation 1
Danielson, Jeris 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Eastman Kodak Company 1
Evans, Harold G. 1
Evans, N. A. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities 1
George, Russell 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Great Western Sugar Company 1
Greenway Foundation 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric 1
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Lower Boulder Ditch Company 1
Luecke, Daniel 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Moses, Wittemyer, Harrison and Woodruff 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959 1
Porter, John 1
Pueblo Board of Water Works (Colo.) 1
Randall, Owen 1
Robbins, David W. 1
Rohwer, Carl 1
Scanga, Ralph 1
Schmidt, Max 1
Sharp, Thomas R. 1
Shimmin, Mike 1
Shoemaker, Jeff 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis 1
Spencer, Herb 1
Stahmann Farms, Inc. 1
Stulp, John 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations 1
United States. Bureau of Reclamation 1
United States. Department of Agriculture 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation 1
University of Southern Colorado 1
Urban Drainage and Flood Control District (Colo.) 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Wells, Patricia 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric 1
Wright Water Engineers 1
Wright-McLaughlin Engineers 1
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