Juchem & Quellette Ditch

Address: Near Kipling & I-70, Wheat Ridge 80002

Juchem and Quellette Ditch in Water District #7 had priority #30 (May 28, 1863). It was filled with water diverted from Clear Creek, via south bank of Slough Ditch. Claimants in 1884 were John Juchem and Moses Quellette. Both were early farmers in the Arvada area and their properties show on Willet's "1899 Farm Map." State Engineers Records show transfer to Farmers High Line and Reno-Juchem Ditches, June 6, 1989.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S4&16, T3S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5380
Source: Arapahoe County District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," Frontispiece; State Engineer's "Water Rights Report," June 6, 1989, p. 387.
Last Modified: Thu, August 4 1994

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