Lower Church Lake

AddressOld Wadsworth at 108th
QuadLafayette, 1956
SectionS11, T2S, R69W
SourceDenver District Court Division II Proceedings, #60052, May 13, 1936; Arvada Historical Society, "Waters of Gold," p. 22; State Engineer's "Water Rights Report," p. 382, June 1989.
OtherMandalay Lake
Initialdate1995-01-11 00:00:00-07
Latestdate1996-08-10 00:00:00-06
HistoryClaimant for adjudication in 1936 was George H. Church. Construction began in 1878. This Water District #7 lake is filled with water diverted from Clear Creek via the Church Ditch (formerly Golden City and Ralston Creek Ditch) and the extension known as the Graves and Dollison Ditch. Built by George H. Church, rancher and farmer north of Arvada. Also known as Mandalay Lake.