North Side Ditch

AddressS. of I-70, near Ward Rd., Arvada
QuadGolden, 1965 (1994)
SectionS20, T3S, R69W
SourceArapahoe County District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; Arvada Historical Collection; Gelder,"Map of Denver & Surroundings," 1915.
Initialdate1993-03-12 00:00:00-07
Latestdate1994-08-11 00:00:00-06
HistoryNorth Side Ditch, in Water District #7 was priority No. 50 (June 30, 1867). The claimant in 1884 was Annie Lees. The ditch diverts water from the north bank of Slough Ditch via Clear Creek. This ditch is shown on c. 1900 map, once used in the Jefferson County Courthouse. Lees owned land east of Ward Road, north of W. 44th Ave.