1 edition of Colorado-Big Thompson project found in the catalog.
Caption titleRegion revision 12/82 (from project data book)--P. 1
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|Pagination||xvi, 136 p. :|
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The new project was a massive undertaking which became known as the Colorado-Big Thompson Project C-BT. This water joins North Tarryall Creek. Willow Creek, a tributary below Lake Granby, is diverted by Willow Creek Dam and Canal.
It impounds Lake Estes on the Big Thompson River and provides regulating capacity for energy purposes. In 1957, 1965, and 1969, Colorado passed laws acknowledging and protecting senior water rights from being impacted by well use—again upholding the tradition of prior appropriation.
They were against the low level route south of the park because they said it would drain the lake. Only the Nast Tunnel and part of the Granite Siphon are shown on commonly available maps, such as the USGS Topographic Quadrangles. Wright, a manager of the North Sterling and Prewitt projects at Sterling; Ed C. 19 - Ewing Ditch A number of maps and sources refer to this ditch as Ewing Ditch. Releases are made from Colorado-Big Thompson project Granby to maintain the Colorado River as a live fishing stream.
 Taylor also contended that the western slope would not be fully compensated for water that irrigation interests proposed to divert. Benefits [ ] While the project was originally built for agricultural purposes, it serves multiple demands including municipal and industrial supply, hydro-power generation, recreation, and fish and wildlife. Construction of Granby Dam started in 1941, and of Alva B.
US Highway 285: The outlet is on US Highway 285 just upstream of Geneva Creek. The South Platte Supply Canal, diverting from Boulder Creek, delivers water to the South Platte River. There appears to be a road to and a small structure at the site. The CBT Project was a unique resource for Northern Colorado and the closest replacements we have are the pending Windy Gap Firming and Northern Integrated Supply projects.
USGS, 1958 Crosses the northeast side of the Nunn Creek basin.