Green Ditch


Green Ditch

Established: September 15 1862

Priority Number: 13

Acres under ditch: approximately 5-600 originally

Water Source: Boulder Creek

Green Ditch diverts for irrigation. On average, Green Ditch is turned on about April 30, and is run until about October 11 depending on water demands, or about 152 days. In dry years the ditch has run for as little as 102 days and in wet years it has run for as long as 203 days. George C. Green was a large property owner in the area on the 1881 map of Boulder.

George C. Green's land, as shown on this 1881 map.
Map courtesy of Carnegie Branch Library of Local History.
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