Rand Ditch


Address: Near N. Oak St. at 68th Ave., Arvada, 80004

Located in Water District # 7, the Rand Ditch has a priority dated April 27, 1867. Its water was diverted out of north bank of Leyden Creek. Claimant in 1884 was Charles Rand. The ditch was abandoned February 3, 1988. The Rand families were land owners in the area. Charles Rand's property is shown on Willit's "1899 Farm Map of Jefferson County."
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S4, T3S, R69W
Elevation: c. 5400
Source: Arapahoe District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," June 1989, p. 384; Arvada Historical Society, "More Than Gold," Frontisepiece.
Last Modified: Fri, August 12 1994
 


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