This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...of Acre-ft. Diverted by
Ditches Daring Season from Natural Streams," given in column (12)
and the "Amount of Water Carried from Reservoirs in Acre-Feet," as
given in column (10i. In District No. 3, 20,308 Acre-Feet were
diverted from Districts Nos. 47, 48, and 51. Also an unknown amount
of reservoir water was used. In District No. 7, 476 Acre-Feet were
diverted from District No. 51 and used by the Golden City and
Ralston Cre.k Ditch. IRRIGATION DIVISION NO. 1. TABULATED STATEMENT
OF WATER COMMISSIONERS. ANNUAL DITCH REPORTS FOR THE IRRIGATION
SEASON OF 1914. IRRIGATION DIVISION NO. 1. TABULATED STATEMENT OF
WATER COMMISSIONERS' ANNUAL DITCH REPORTS FOR THE IRRIGATION SEASON
OF 1914. Pueblo, Colo., December 15, 1913. Hon. John E. Field,
State Engineer, Denver, Colo. Dear Sir: I have the pleasure of
handing you herewith my report for the year ending November 30,
1913, for Division No. 2, comprising the drainage basin of the
Arkansas River and all its tributaries within the State of
Colorado, divided into 13 Districts embracing more than one-fourth
of the entire state. The soil within the boundaries of this
Division in richness and productiveness is second to none in the
world; every variety of fruit or vegetable indigenous to this
latitude will grow most bountifully here. I will briefly mention
here, although foreign to irrigation, yet vital to this Division,
the great wealth of mineral, --gold, silver, lead and zinc,
together with enormous coal fields, and oil-producing wells for
more than 25 years; the mineral production greatest of any in the
Union, the best of building stone and beautiful marble. The great
feeding grounds for tens of thousands of cattle, sheep and hogs;
large numbers are finished in the fattening pens...
|Country of origin:
Colorado Office of the Engineer
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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