Davis & Rand Ditch

Address: E. of Simms between W. 64th & W. 72nd Ave., Arvada

Located in Water District #7, under Priority #12 (5-26-1865). This ditch diverts water out of the north bank of Ralston Creek. Claimants in 1884 were area farmers Charles Rand, Charles M. Brown & Harpin Davis. The ditch was abandoned January 30, 1981.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S4, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5415
Source: Arapahoe District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," June 1989, p. 389; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," Frontispiece; "Willit's 1899 Farm Map".
See Also: Oak Street, Davis Lane
Last Modified: Fri, July 26 1996

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