Graves North Ditch

AddressNear Wadsworth & W. 53rd Ave., Arvada, 80002
QuadArvada, 1965 (1994)
SectionS14, T3S, R69W
Elevationc. 5300
SourceArapaho County Dist. Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Society, "Waters of Gold," p. 29; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," June 1989, p. 386.
Initialdate1993-03-03 00:00:00-07
Latestdate1994-07-29 00:00:00-06
HistoryThis ditch lies in Water District #7. Its water is diverted from Clear Creek via the Slough Ditch. Claimant for adjudication in 1884 was Oliver Graves. He was a pioneer farmer in Arvada. The ditch appears on an old map, circa 1900, once used in the Old Jefferson County Courthouse.