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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

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

Ralph L. Parshall Collection

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Identifier: WRLP
Abstract Ralph Parshall contributed significantly to the field of irrigation engineering with the development of a flow-measuring device that became commonly known as the Parshall flume and continues to be widely used. Materials in the collection include Parshall's patent on his "Venturi flume water stage recording instruments," awards that Parshall received, publications, copies of talks he presented on KOA radio in Denver, and a number of lantern slides depicting flumes, weirs, plans, and various...
Dates: 1888-1992; Majority of material found within 1921-1961

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. 4
Arkansas River Watershed. 3
Cache la Poudre River (Colo.) 3
Maps. 3
San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.) 3
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Code, W. E. (William E.), 1891- 2
Colorado Agricultural College. 2
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station. 2
Colorado State University. 2
Longenbaugh, R. A. (Robert A.) 2
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Parshall, Maxwell. 2
Parshall, Ralph L. (Ralph Leroy), 1881-1959. 2
Rohwer, Carl. 2
United States. Department of Agriculture. 2
Anderson Ditch Company. 1
Bittinger, Morton W. 1
Broderick, Jim 1
Coal Ridge Ditch Company. 1
Colorado A & M College. 1
Colorado Agricultural College. Department of Civil and Irrigation Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. College of Engineering. 1
Colorado State University. Department of Civil Engineering. 1
Colorado Water Resources Research Institute. 1
Colorado. Department of Natural Resources. 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
Fort Collins (Colo.). Utilities. 1
George, Russell. 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896- 1
Glover, Robert E. (Robert Ellsworth), 1896-1984. 1
Hamel, Alan C. 1
Harmon, Dennis. 1
Johnson, Harvey G. 1
Kuhn, Eric. 1
Left Hand Ditch Company. 1
Lower Boulder Ditch Company. 1
Luecke, Daniel. 1
Mobley, Terry 1
Ogilvie, James L. 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
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. Bureau of Reclamation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation and Water Conservation. 1
United States. Soil Conservation Service. Division of Irrigation. 1
Ward, Robert C. 1
Water Supply and Storage Company. 1
Wells, Patricia. 1
Werner, Brian 1
Wilkinson, Eric. 1
Wright, Kenneth R. 1
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