Uncompahgre Valley irrigation project

by Harold Arthur Hoffmeister in Chicago

Written in English
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  • Uncompahgre Valley (Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Uncompahgre Valley.


  • Irrigation -- Colorado -- Uncompahgre Valley.,
  • Agriculture -- Colorado -- Uncompahgre Valley.,
  • Uncompahgre Valley (Colo.) -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

Statementby Harlod A. Hoffmeister.
LC ClassificationsTC825.U5 H6 1939
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 181 l.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5118818M
LC Control Number74191925

Irrigation -- Colorado. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Irrigation; Irrigation -- United States; Colorado; Filed under: Irrigation -- Colorado The Uncompahgre Valley and the Gunnison tunnel; a description of scenery, natural resources, products, industries, exploration, adventure, &c. (Montrose, Colo., Marsh and Torrence, ), by Barton W Marsh . Physical, Chemical, and Biological Data for Detailed Study off Irrigation Drainage In the Uncompahgre Project Area and in the Grand Valley, West-Central Colorado, and the dissolved-oxygen meter was calibrated to aCited by: Mechanical methods are used to restore and maintain forest conditions, reducing tree density and fuels hazard, as with the Uncompahgre Plateau Project. The Shortleaf Bluestem Community Project in the Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Get directions, reviews and information for Uncompahgre Valley Water Users in Delta, CO.

At its completion, the mile Gunnison Tunnel under western Colorado's Vernal Mesa was the longest irrigation tunnel in America. It carried water from the Gunnison River to the Uncompahgre Valley to irrigate , acres of cropland. Work on . The only difference today is that we reside on a reservation, the Gila River Indian Community. Today the Akimel O'othom are in the formative process to establish an irrigation system which will provide water to just over , acres. A monumental project which has been labeled the Pima-Maricopa Irrigation project (P-MIP). Hours: Mon-Fri, ampm Office: Shop: Valley ® Irrigation has launched a platform that helps growers manage, control, and share data analytics between connected devices. Valley ™ is a cloud-based, single sign-on platform for connected crop management that brings together the best features of existing Valley technology, such as AgSense®, Valley Scheduling™, Valley Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI), and Valley .

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The Uncompahgre Project is located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains in west-central Colorado, and is managed by the UVWUA for the benefit of its shareholders. This federal irrigation project was constructed by the USBR in the early ’s and is operated by the Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association (UVWUA) via contract.

Project lands make up. Collins, 59; Project History, Uncompahgre Project,volume 1, 8. 5 of the project was outlined in its first report.6 Project Authorization After passage of the Reclamation Act in which created the United States Reclamation Service, the Uncompahgre Valley was selected for immediate development as a reclamation project.

The Uncompahgre River Valley filled with truck farms producing crops of potatoes, sweet corn, onions, pinto beans, lettuce, peppers and tomatoes. Sugar beets became a thriving crop, and by beets were taken by rail to a sugar beet plant in Grand Junction. Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association.

Our office is currently closed to the public. Feel free to drop off payments through the mail slot in the door, drop them in the mail or call the office to pay with a credit/debit card.

Please also call to schedule an appointment with management. Get this from a library. Integration of grazing and crop agriculture; resources management problems in the Uncompahgre Valley irrigation project.

[Jacquelyn L Beyer]. The Uncompahgre Valley is an agricultural valley of the Uncompahgre River around the town of Montrose in the western part of the U.S. state of valley is bounded to the south and east by the San Juan Mountains and to the west by the Uncompahgre Plateau.

Agriculture in the Uncompahgre Valley was made possible by the construction of the Gunnison Tunnel which. The population in the Uncompahgre Valley was 5, in with 3, living on the project farms, which increased to over 6, in Inthe Uncompahgre Project canals delivered water to 37, acres while the private irrigation structures transmitted water to 13, acres.

"The Uncompahgre Valley and the Gunnison Tunnel: A Description of Scenery" by Barton Walter Marsh was the foundation for the introduction and text of the book. The four chapters of the book are titled "Gunnison Tunnel," "Valley Agricultural Riches," "Canneries, Packinghouses and the Sugar Beet Industry," and "Pride, Prizes and Celebrations."Author: Theajo "Tj" Davis, Royal C.

"Whitey" Huff Sr. The Gunnison Tunnel is an irrigation tunnel constructed between and by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Montrose County, Colorado. The mile long tunnel diverts water from the Gunnison River to the arid Uncompahgre Valley around Montrose, on: Montrose County, Colorado, USA.

The Uncompahgre Plateau Collaborative Restoration Project (UP CFLRP) was born from relationships and successes established through various partnerships and past collaborative projects between the Uncompahgre Partnership, US Forest Service, local and county governments, interest groups, industry and others.

Whitey Huff Sr. and Theajo “Tj” Davis have collaborated on a pictorial history of the Uncompahgre Valley. They will be signing copies of their book, “The Uncompahgre Valley,” from 2 to 4 p.m.

Saturday, J at the Delta Museum. Huff was born and raised in North Delta less than a half mile from the Ute Council : Arcadia Publishing SC. The Uncompahgre Valley and the Gunnison Tunnel: A Description of Scenery by Barton Walter Marsh was the foundation for the introduction and text of the book.

The four chapters of the book are titled Gunnison Tunnel, Valley Agricultural Riches, Canneries, Packinghouses and the Sugar Beet Industry, and Pride, Prizes and Celebrations.5/5(1).

Ute Indians in the Uncompahgre Valley (Adapted from Reference 3). The recorded history of the Native American Utes is very sparse. They had no written language; however, it is known from archaeological evidence that this general area of the Uncompahgre Plateau and San Juan Mountains has been populated or more years according to Cassells (Ref.

26, p. NEW MEXICO: Rio Grande Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM COLORADO: N. 3rd St. | POB Pagosa Springs, CO The Collbran Project The Bureau of Reclamation has spent some time developing the Western Slope of Colorado.

The Silt, Grand Valley, Collbran, Dallas Creek, Fruitgrowers, Paonia, Smith Fork, Uncompahgre, and Bostwick Park Projects, major parts of.

Physical, chemical, and biological data were collected for a detailed study of irrigation drainage in the Uncompahgre Project area and in the Grand Valley, west-central Colorado, during This report lists onsite measurements and concen- trations of major constituents, trace elements, and stable isotopes for surface-water- and ground.

Please contact your ditchrider between am for water info and delivery options. Based on the author’s book “Bidding & Estimating for Landscape & Irrigation Contractors,” this streamlined version is designed for improved comprehension and immediate application.

Includes detailed, progressive examples for easy reference and a supporting spreadsheet (requires Microsoft Excel 97 or higher). Co-hosted by the Uncompahgre Valley Water Users, the Delta-Montrose Electric Association and the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University.

Learn about the history of the Uncompahgre Valley Project, the South Canal Hydro Project, and current irrigation issues and practices. See complete itinerary below.

Irrigation: Gunnison River Basin, pp.including irrigation from Surface Creek, pp. and from Uncompahgre River, pp.

; Gunnison Valley irrigation project, p. ; Escalante irriga. Settlement of the Montezuma Valley in southwestern Colorado was made possible in the 's by the construction of the Montezuma Valley irrigation system.

Organized by James W. Hanna, the system consisting of a tunnel (5, feet long), "Great Cut," siphons and wooden flumes channeled water from the Dolores River through a steep divide. The Dallas Creek Project. The Dallas Creek project was the responsibility of the U. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) that started with the goal of constructing the Ridgway Dam and Reservoir.

the irrigation water made the desert bloom. They all praised the efforts of the citizens of the Uncompahgre Valley in getting the project approved. Title: 'Uncompahgre Valley Colorado Topographic and Irrigation Map' Condition: Good; suitable for framing.

Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Size: x cm, x inches (Large) Type & Age: Year printed Colour antique map. Bysettlement in the valley had become so extensive that the Uncompahgre River water was over-appropriated.

Eventually, there were 49 ditches with 89 priorities totaling 1, feet of water. Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Quick Facts. place. Montrose, CO Summary.

Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. Mission. TO PROVIDE AND DISTRIBUTE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF WATER FOR IRRIGATION, MECHANICAL AND POWER PURPOSES TO THE ASSOCIATION'S MEMBERS. Ruling Year Principal Officer STEVE ANDERSON. Main. The 6-mile-long Gunnison Tunnel — invisible and sometimes forgotten by today’s residents — was built to bring water from the Gunnison River to.

Frederick Newell. Library of Congress. The act charged Chief Engineer of the new Bureau of Reclamation, Frederick Newell, to proceed with building five projects: 1) Milk River in Montana, 2) Newlands or Truckee, Nevada, 3) North Platte, Wyoming, 4) the Salt River Project in Arizona, and 5) the Uncompahgre Project in western Colorado, whose best-known feature was the.

Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, Ridgway, Colorado. likes 5 talking about this 2 were here. Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership exists to 5/5(1). The Uncompahgre Project is an example of well-funded, effective collaboration at a bioregional level.

The development of current efforts such as the Colorado Plateau Native Plant Initiative place the UP as an effective leader in its region in terms of ecological restoration science and collaborative planning and facilitation. Lauzon was, without doubt, the first man to publicly agitate it as a feasible irrigation project, but it seems that prior to 80 THE UNCOMPAHGRE VALLEY this time it had been investigated by the Denver & Rio (rrande railroad as a practical means of letting their road into the Uncompahgre Valley without having to climb the mountains.

A book titled: “Images of America - The Uncompahgre Valley”, by Theajo “Tj” Davis and Royal C. “Whitey” Huff Sr.,is a fascinating pictorial history of the region.

The Uncompahgre River drainage has its origin on the north side of Red Mountain Pass (11, ft.) where US heading north from San Juan County.Irrigation began in both Uncompahgre and Grand Valley Project areas in the `s. The Uncompahgre Project irrigates ab acres, of which over 60 percent is west of the Uncompahgre River and on soils derived from terrace deposits and Dakota Sandstone.

About 34 percent of irrigated land in the Uncompahgre Project is east of the river and.The Uncompahgre Valley is fortunate to have world class water resources for agricultural, industrial and domestic use.

The Project 7 Water Authority is a unique cooperative effort among seven water entities to provide high quality potable water to the municipalities and rural areas of the Uncompahgre River Valley.