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Colorado Water Conservation Board Papers of Herbert Vandemoer

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Identifier: WVAN
Abstract Herbert H. Vandemoer, resident of Sterling, Colorado, was a geographic appointee to the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) from 1964-1985, representing the South Platte River Basin. The CWCB was formed in 1937 as a state agency to aid in the protection and development of waters in the state. It is a division of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources. The collection consists of documents created largely in relation to CWCB meetings and projects. Materials include agendas, minutes,...
Dates: 1958-1992

Groundwater Data Collection

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Identifier: WGDC
Abstract Colorado State University's strength in groundwater research evolved naturally from the state's early residents needing information on irrigated agriculture. The data, maps, charts, drafts, correspondence, photographs, final reports, and reference materials that were produced by or collected for these groundwater studies over the years are what comprise the Groundwater Data Collection. Materials relate to the groundwater studies that CSU researchers conducted primarily in eastern Colorado...
Dates: 1897-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1981

Irrigation Research Papers

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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

Ival V. Goslin Water Resources Collection

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Identifier: WIVG
Abstract For over 50 years, Ival V. Goslin (1911-1991) worked in water resources. This collection contains records from throughout his career. The bulk of the collection contains records from the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority where Goslin served as the first Executive Director and later as a consultant. The Authority (est. 1981) has conducted water project feasibility studies and created and implemented financing programs for water and wastewater infrastructures. The...
Dates: 1907-2004; Majority of material found within 1960-1991

Local Water Resources History Collection

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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, as well as various rivers and reservoirs. Some materials go beyond the state of...
Dates: 1875-2021; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Northern Colorado Flood Oral History Collection

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Identifier: WNCF
Abstract For six days in September 2013, historic levels of rain fell over much of the Northern Colorado Front Range causing massive flooding and landslides that killed eight people and caused over $2 billion in damage to homes, businesses, farms, and irrigation structures. This collection contains oral history interviews, reports, PowerPoint presentations, newspapers, and a video documenting the 2013 floods and their aftermath. Most of the oral history interviewees were officials and professionals...
Dates: 2013-2015

Papers of David M. Freeman

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Identifier: WDMF
Abstract David M. Freeman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Colorado State University. As part of his four-decade long career, Dr. Freeman began studying western water use in the 1980s, and began to focus specifically on the Platte River project in the late 1990s. The collection includes Dr. Freeman's research for Implementing the Endangered Species Act of the Platte Basin Water Commons (2010). Subject areas include the Platte River negotiations...
Dates: 1911-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2011

Papers of Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

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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 Robert A. Longenbaugh

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Identifier: WRAL
Abstract Robert A. Longenbaugh (1935-2020) made numerous contributions to groundwater research, education, and legislation. The collection documents Longenbaugh's career working on Colorado groundwater issues as a Colorado State University engineering professor, assistant state engineer, and consultant, as well as his continued activities during retirement. Main subjects documented include groundwater resources, modeling, recharge, law, education, wells, and irrigation pump efficiency, as well as...
Dates: 1935-2020; Majority of material found in 1960-2020

Papers of Robert E. Glover

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Identifier: WREG
Abstract A civil engineer with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Geological Survey, and Colorado State University, Robert Glover (1896-1984) conducted significant research on concrete cooling, dam construction, groundwater flow, and more. The focus of the collection is on the extensive work he did on these subjects. A smaller portion of the collection reflects Glover's personal life in terms of family activities and hobbies, including birding, photography, and environmentalism. Predominant...
Dates: 1896-2000; Majority of material found within 1922-1984

Papers of Ronald K. Blatchley

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Identifier: WRKB
Abstract Ronald K. Blatchley (b. 1929) was a water consultant in Colorado from the early 1960s into the 2000s. He worked at two firms, Tipton and Kalmbach, and W. W. Wheeler and Associates, before starting his own consulting firms Blatchley Associates, North Fork Associates, and Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. Consisting mainly of reports from his firms, the collection includes augmentation plans, water rights evaluations, and groundwater studies. Blatchley's clients were mostly located in the...
Dates: 1938, 1963-2007; Majority of material found within 1974-1995

Papers of W. D. Farr

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Identifier: WWDF
Abstract William Daven "W.D." Farr (1910-2007) was a leading water pioneer, cattleman, and businessman in northern Colorado. He was extensively involved in many local and national water and agricultural organizations, including the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, the Greeley Water and Sewer Board, and the American National Cattlemen's Association. Materials document little of Farr's professional life but more of his service activities and personal life. Beyond Farr and his family, the...
Dates: 1890-2010; Majority of material found within 1980-2005

Papers of William J. Wiltzius

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Identifier: WWIL
Abstract William J. Wiltzius (1933-2013) was a long-time employee of the Colorado Game and Fish Department and a respected expert on Colorado's fish culture and stocking history. The collection compiles Wiltzius' research about hatcheries, sport fishing, and the people who established fish culture in nineteenth-century Colorado. Materials include scrapbooks of newsclippings, computer printouts and photocopies of news articles and genealogical information, published reports, notes, correspondence, and...
Dates: 1775-2013; Majority of material found within 1875-1920

Records of GASP

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Identifier: WGAS
Abstract The Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) was a non-profit well-augmentation company, the first organization of its kind in Colorado. Founded in 1972, its purpose was to offset depletions to the South Platte River caused by pumping of the South Platte valley-fill aquifer. At its peak, GASP served more than 3,000 wells in northeastern Colorado. As state regulation of this activity was modified, the company ceased operations in 2003 and sold the last of its...
Dates: 1912-2007; Majority of material found within 1970-2007

Records of the Colorado Office of the Attorney General

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Identifier: WCAG
Abstract Since its creation in 1876, the Colorado Office of the Attorney General (CAG) has tried many cases related to water and other natural resources. This collection concerns the precedent-setting case United States v. Colorado (general adjudication case number W-8439-76), in which CAG argued against the United States' filing of an application for rights to instream river flows on federal land on behalf of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The United States filed...
Dates: 1842-1999; Majority of material found within 1976-1993

Water Oral Histories Collection

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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

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Photographs. 12
Maps. 9
Arkansas River Watershed. 5
Slides (photographs). 5
Videotapes. 5
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Water resources development -- Colorado. 5
Artifacts. 4
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 4
Colorado. 4
Groundwater -- Colorado. 4
Negatives. 4
Audiocassettes. 3
Charts (graphic documents). 3
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) 3
DVDs. 3
Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Colo.) 3
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 3
Water-supply -- Colorado. 3
Wells -- Colorado. 3
Big Thompson River (Colo.) 2
Colorado River Watershed (Colo.-Mexico) 2
Compact discs. 2
Groundwater. 2
Ogallala Aquifer. 2
Posters. 2
Water -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 2
Water resources development. 2
Water rights -- Colorado. 2
Weld County (Colo.) 2
Air quality. 1
Arapaho National Forest (Colo.) 1
Arkansas River. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge -- Colorado. 1
Artificial groundwater recharge. 1
Audiotapes. 1
Banks and banking. 1
Beef cattle. 1
Beef industry 1
Blue River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Blueprints. 1
Books. 1
Boulder County (Colo.) 1
Boulder Creek (Boulder County and Weld County, Colo.) 1
Cache la Poudre River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Cattle -- Feeding and feeds. 1
Cherry Creek Reservoir Watershed (Colo.) 1
Clear Creek Watershed (Clear Creek County, Colo.) 1
Colorado River Water Conservation District (Colo.) 1
Computer disks. 1
Concrete. 1
Dams -- Colorado. 1
Dams. 1
Denver (Colo.) 1
Denver Basin. 1
Diaries. 1
Ditches -- Colorado. 1
Dolores River Valley (Colo. and Utah) 1
El Paso County (Colo.) 1
Emergency management -- Colorado. 1
Endangered species -- Law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Fish hatcheries -- Colorado. 1
Fisheries law and legislation -- South Platte River Watershed (Colo. and Neb.) 1
Floods -- Colorado -- Big Thompson River. 1
Floods -- Colorado. 1
Flumes. 1
Forest health -- Colorado. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.) 1
Fraser River Watershed (Colo.) 1
Freshwater fishes -- Colorado. 1
Front Range (Colo. and Wyo.) 1
Greeley (Colo.) 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation 1
Groundwater -- Law and legislation -- Colorado. 1
Groundwater flow. 1
Gunnison River (Colo.) 1
High Plains (U.S.) 1
Hydrology. 1
Implementing the Endangered Species Act on the Platte Basin Water Commons 1
Instream flow -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation engineering. 1
Irrigation engineers. 1
Irrigation pumps -- Colorado. 1
Irrigation pumps. 1
Irrigation water. 1
Larimer County (Colo.) 1
Logan County (Colo.) 1
Mathematics. 1
Microfilms. 1
Minutes. 1
Morgan County (Colo.) 1
Motion pictures (visual works). 1
Nebraska. 1
Oral history -- Colorado. 1
Oral history. 1
Orchard Mesa Irrigation District. 1
Parshall flumes. 1
Pike National Forest (Colo.) 1
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Names
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 3
Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Colorado Water Conservation Board. 2
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Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 2
United States. Bureau of Reclamation. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Blatchley Associates. 1
Blatchley, Ronald K. 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority. 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office 1
Colorado. Attorney-General's Office. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 1
Colorado. Division of Water Resources. 1
Colorado. Division of Wildlife. 1
Colorado. Office of Emergency Management. 1
Colorado. Supreme Court. 1
Cone, Victor M. 1
Danielson, Jeris. 1
Denver (Colo.). Board of Water Commissioners. 1
Doesken, Nolan J. 1
Duke, Harold R. (Harold Ray), 1940- 1
Evans, Harold. 1
Evans, Norman A. 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007 1
Farr, W. D. (William Daven), 1910-2007. 1
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
Freeman, David M. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984 1
Goslin, Ival V. 1
Greeley (Colo.). Water and Sewer Board. 1
Groundwater Appropriators of the South Platte River Basin, Inc. (GASP) 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Hobbs, Greg 1
Hobbs, Greg. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Mountain Mutual Reservoir Company. 1
National Cattlemen's Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (U.S.) 1
National Cattlemen's Foundation. 1
North Fork Associates. 1
Ogilvie, James L. 1
Parshall, Maxwell. 1
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 1
Philmont Scout Ranch. 1
Platte River Recovery Implementation Program (U.S.) 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
Skinner, Morris M. 1
Smith, MaryLou M., 1950- 1
Smith, Travis. 1
Spencer, Herb. 1
Stulp, John. 1
Sunada, Daniel K. 1
Trout, Thomas J. (Thomas James) 1
United States. Bureau of Irrigation Investigations. 1
United States. Department of Agriculture. 1
United States. Dept. of the Interior. 1
United States. Endangered Species Act of 1973. 1
United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency. 1
United States. Forest Service. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
Upper Colorado River Commission. 1
Vandemoer, Herbert 1
Vandemoer, Herbert. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
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