This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Cook Reservoir


AddressW. 62nd and Yank Way, Arvada
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
SectionS8, T3S, R69W
Elevationc. 5500
SourceState Engineer's "Water Rights Report," p. 384, June 1989; Interviews, Area Residents, 1996.
OtherMoreland Reservoir, Newman Reservoir
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Initialdate1995-01-11 00:00:00-07
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Latestdate1996-08-10 00:00:00-06
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HistoryAn outlet of Hyatt Lake's overflow. This reservoir has an appropriation date January 24, 1893. Over the years it has been referred to locally as "Moreland" or "Newman" Reservoir because of the local landowners.
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