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story of the Colorado-Big Thompson project.

United States. Bureau of Reclamation.

story of the Colorado-Big Thompson project.

by United States. Bureau of Reclamation.

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Colorado-Big Thompson project.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC824.C6 A54 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5638721M
    LC Control Number68067051

    Colorado – Big Thompson project President Lory became actively involved in the Colorado-Big Thompson water diversion project during the s. The project would ultimately supply irrigation water for thousands of Eastern plains farmers and helped to extend CAC’s community-based agricultural arm. history of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. The story of Wildlife Management is found in Chapter IX. Chapter X describes the park naturalist and the development of an interpretive program. Chapter XI discusses winter sports, with emphasis on skiing in Hidden Valley. Chapter XII dwells on inholdings, concessioners, and boundary extensions.

    The Colorado–Big Thompson project and the Fryingpan-Arkansas project are two major water-diversion systems that carry water by tunnel across the Continental Divide to farms on the plains of E Colorado. Most of the population lives in cities among the Front Range foothills, principally in Denver, the capital, largest city, and regional metropolis. Loveland Loves to Read is our annual One Book, One Community program. Each year, community members come together through the reading and discussion of a common book. In addition to book discussions, a variety of related events are scheduled. Donations to Loveland Loves to Read will help us to engage well-known authors in future years.

    Colorado Big Thompson Project (C-BT) PURPOSE. The goal of the Colorado Big Thompson (C-BT) Project partnership is to proactively restore forest and watershed health, and to preplan post-wildfire response to protect C-BT infrastructure and water supplies. Watersheds include those on the Western Slope of Colorado in the headwaters of the Colorado. The price of water within northern Colorado’s largest reservoir system is the highest it’s ever been. Units of water within the Colorado-Big Thompson (CBT) project have sold for $30, and higher in , a new benchmark for the water supply project that began operations in


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Top Story of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for. The Long Road () Migration's Impact The story of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project starts with the Lou- isiana Purchase of Development of this area was slow.

Unexplored, unmapped, and unknown, and inhabited as it was by the American Indian, the area was full of hardship and peril to the pioneer in search of a home. Colorado-Big Thompson Project From planner's dreams to blueprints to everyday operation, notoriety has been the companion of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project at every step.

The challenge of harnessing the Western Slope headwaters of the Colorado River to service the state's Eastern Slope plains came with a series of natural and man-made roadblocks. The story of the Colorado-Big Thompson project. [Washington: Govt. Print.

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Print. The Colorado–Big Thompson Project (C–BT) is the largest transmountain water diversion in the state of Colorado. Built between andthe C–BT Project provides supplemental water for municipal, industrial, and irrigation purposes in northeastern Colorado.

Water from the C–BT Project also helps irrigate nearlyacres of farmland in parts of eight Colorado counties. In the Colorado–Big Thompson Project, the first federal interbasin water-diversion project in the United States, was completed.

Water was diverted by tunnel beneath the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park to help irrigate cropland in northern Colorado. The Colorado-Big Thompson Project collects and delivers on average more thanacre-feet of water each year.

Most of this water is the result of melting snow in the upper Colorado River basin west of the Continental Divide. The project transports the water to the East Slope via a mile tunnel beneath Rocky Mountain National Park. () ADDRESS: Loveland Public Library N. Adams Ave.

Loveland, CO Conservation. The Last Water Hole in the West is the history of the largest transmountain diversion project ever built the Colorado-Big Thompson (C-BT) designed to bring Colorado River water through a thriteen-mile tunnel under the Continental Divide to farmers in the South Platte River by: The story of how the project came about and was carried through, despite objections of Park officials, is the story of the Colorado-Big Thompson enterprise, which received official approval in the latter 's, and is the theme of this chapter.

The Colorado – Big Thompson (C-BT) Water Project Homesteaders in the Colorado territory quickly learned that water is a precious resource in this semi-arid climate and irrigation would be a necessity in order to consistently grow crops on their newly acquired land.

The year wasand following the bruising battle over the Colorado-Big Thompson Project (C-BT), Colorado’s first big transmountain diversion, the Colorado Legislature agreed with the idea that a watchdog outfit should be created in Western Colorado to protect the region’s rivers and streams.

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLORADO-BIG THOMPSON PROJECT. The ColoradoBig Thompson Project - -BT) is one of the largest and most complex natural (C resource developments undertaken by the Bureau of Reclamation.

It consists of over structures integrated into a trans-mountain water diversion system through which multiple benefits are provided. The Colorado-Big Thompson Project is a vital part of Northeastern Colorado – its heritage, its economy, its scenic beauty.

When a group of visionaries in the early 20th century proposed the transmountain diversion project that would collect water on the West Slope and deliver it hundreds of.

Already one great project — the Colorado-Big Thompson — is under way. Others will follow, some dealing with transmountain diversion and others with intrabasin development,” the authors wrote.

This detailed document provides statistical data, graphs and charts, and other information on the development of hydroelectricity in Colorado, and. Series 2: Presentation: "Diversion: The Colorado-Big Thompson Water Project", ( linear foot) The presentation contained in this series was created by the Estes Park Area Historical Museum and the Estes Park Public Library to tell the story of the transmountain diversion of water from the Colorado River into the Big Thompson River.

The Colorado-Big Thompson Project collects and delivers on average more thanacre-feet of water each year. Here is a video snapshot of. Work began on the Colorado-Big Thompson project and, when finished inthe project diverted on averageacre-feet annually.

Following its completion, the Gunnison Valley and Congressman Taylor opposed a request to study a potential Gunnison-Arkansas transmountain project.The Colorado–Big Thompson Project (C–BT) is the largest transmountain water diversion in the state of Colorado.

Built between andthe C–BT Project provides supplemental water for municipal, industrial, and irrigation purposes in northeastern Colorado. Water from the C–BT Project also.The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a contract totaling nearly $ million to Lillard and Clark Construction Company Inc., Denver, for repair to the Big Thompson Diversion Structure, an element of the Colorado-Big Thompson project that was damaged during the September flood, known as one of the worst natural disasters in Colorado history.