Rocky Mountain Ditch


Address: E. of Golden, S. of Hwy. 58, Golden, 80401

Located in Water District #7, the Rocky Mountain Ditch is filled with water diverted from the south bank of Clear Creek. Claimants in 1884 were the Rocky Mountain Water Company. The ditch flows southeast, one branch to Sloan Lake, priority No. 19 (May 1, 1862), No. 38 (May 21, 1864), No. 41 (March 31, 1865), No. 58 (March 15, 1873), No. 64 (March 16, 1878).
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965
Sec/Town/Range: S26, T3S, R70W
Elevation: c. 5600
Source: Arapahoe District County Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; "Water Priorities in District #7," Courtesy of William Elliott, Water Commissioner.
Last Modified: Fri, August 12 1994
 


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