South Boulder and Bear Creek Ditch


South Boulder & Bear Creek Ditch

Established: May 25 1862

Priority Number: 6

Acres under ditch: 2265 originally

Water Source: South Boulder Creek

South Boulder & Bear Creek diverts for some irrigation. A portion of the original irrigation rights have been changed to include all uses and shares are owned by the Town of Lafayette. On the 1888 District 6 map this ditch is named the McIntosh Ditch. In 1907 it was called the Viele Ditch.



Viele Lake. Photo by David Mendosa.

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