Sherrick Ditch

AddressS. of W. 44th Ave., E. of I-70, Golden, 80401
QuadGolden, 1965 (19954)
SectionS20, T3S, R69W
Elevationc. 5405
SourceArapahoe County District Court, Div. II Proceedings, Oct. 4, 1884; State Engineer, "Water Rights Report," June 1989, p. 389.
Initialdate1993-04-20 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1994-08-12 00:00:00-06
HistoryLocated in Water District #7, it has a Priority No. 7 (June 14, 1860). Water was diverted from the south bank of Clear Creek. Claimant in 1884 was W.W. Sherrick. "Map of Ditches in District No. 7, Division No. 1 Colorado," by G.L. Chatfield, Engineer, November 1, 1919, indicates the ditch was abandoned, but it still appeared on the June 1989 State Engineer's Report. A list of "Water priorities by District No.7 Commissioner Wm. Elliot (no date) indicates water was transferred to Agricultural Ditch. Lands belonging to Sherrick is shown on a 1915 "Map of Denver and Surroundings," by R.W. Gelder, C.E.of Greeley.