Tucker Lake Reservoir


Address: W. of Quaker St. at 74th Ave.

Claimants for adjudication in 1884 were H.H. Miller and Leon Piquette. The 1936 adjudication claimants were the Denver View Reservoir & Irrigation Co. The reservoir is filled from Ralston Creek via Haines and Piquette Ditch. The 1884 adjudication awarded priority #17 on Ralston Creek dating back to May 10, 1869 and priority #2 as of date June 1, 1869. Work on enlargement began March 19, 1899. The Water District #7 reservoir is partially built on land once owned by T.F. Tucker.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1939 (1965)
Sec/Town/Range: S35, T2S, R70W; S2, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 5740
Source: Arapaho County District Court Division II Proceedings, October 4, 1884; Denver District Court Division II Proceedings, #60052, May 13, 1936; Arvada Historical Soceity, "More Than Gold," Frontispiece; Gelder, "1915 Map of Denver & Surroundings," Arvada Historical Society Files.
Last Modified: Sat, August 10 1996
 


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