John S. Risdon Ditch

Address: Along Clear Creek in Wheat Ridge 80033

John S.Risdon Ditch was in Water District No. 7 and had a priority dated December 31, 1875, out of Clear Creek. Claimants in 1936 were Estate of Mary I. Stewart, Swayze Estate, Matt Hawkinson, Edward B. and Minnie B. Van Hooser, Isan R. Barber, Lauretta and Holland and Gustaf B. Bloom.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S21&22. T3S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5600
Source: Denver District Court, Div. II Proceedings, #60052, May 13, 1936; Arvada Historical Society Files; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," June 1989, p. 384; R.W. Gelder, "Denver and Surroundings," 1915.
Last Modified: Thu, August 4 1994

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