California Development Company
The California Development Company was formed in 1896 as a replacement for the defunct Colorado River Irrigation Company, which had been started a few years earlier for the purpose of planning an irri...
Nevada Irrigation District
Nevada Irrigation District (NID) is an agency in Northern California that supplies water for much of Nevada County and portions of Placer and Yuba Counties. The water is used for irrigation, municipal...
Imperial Irrigation District
IID -- Where Water is KingThe Imperial Irrigation District is both an irrigation district, established under the State Water Code, that supplied roughly 500,000 acres of Imperial Valley farmland with ...
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Coachella Canal
The Coachella Canal is a 122-mile (196 km) aqueduct that conveys Colorado River water for irrigation from the All-American Canal to the Coachella Valley in Riverside County, California. The canal...
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Kokee Ditch
The Kōkeʻe Ditch is an irrigation canal on the island of Kauaʻi.In 1923, construction began on the Kōkeʻe Ditch system to open the mauka hills to sugar cane production.By 1926, the K...
High Line Canal
The High Line Canal (HLC) is a man-made waterway, used for irrigation and recreation, that serves the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area. It begins at a diversion dam on the South Platte River, some 1.8...
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Central Oregon Irrigation District
Central Oregon Irrigation District is a municipal corporation to provide irrigation water for Central Oregon, U.S.The canals serve agricultural and industrial users in the arid lands between Alfalfa, ...
Zanja Madre
The Zanja Madre (English: "Mother Ditch") is the original aqueduct that brought water to the Pueblo de Los Angeles from the Río Porciuncula (Los Angeles River). The original open, earthen ditch was co...
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Conservation Effects Assessment Project
The Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) was established in 2002 to quantify the environmental impact of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) conservation program. The proje...
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Smith's Irrigation Ditch
Smith's Irrigation Ditch is a historic ditch located in Washington Park, Denver, Colorado, United States. Dug in 1865, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Whiskeytown Lake
Whiskeytown Lake, is a reservoir in Shasta County in northwestern California, United States, about 8 miles (13 km) west of Redding. The lake is in the Whiskeytown Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-T...
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Lindsay Manufacturing
Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), formerly known as Lindsay Manufacturing Co., is a manufacturer of Zimmatic brand center pivot irrigation systems, based in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It also man...
O'Neill Dam
O'Neill Dam is an earthfill dam on San Luis Creek, 12 miles (19 km) west of Los Banos, California, United States, on the eastern slopes of the Pacific Coast Ranges of Merced County. Forming the O...
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Uinta Indian Irrigation Project
The Uinta Indian Irrigation Project is the principal Indian irrigation project in the Uintah Basin. The United States Bureau of Indian Affairs designed and constructed this project. By 1935, the Uinta...
Modesto Irrigation District
The Modesto Irrigation District (MID) is a special-purpose district that provides irrigation and drinking water, and electrical service, to customers in California's Central Valley. It was the second...
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Chowchilla River
The Chowchilla River is a river in central California, United States and a minor tributary of the San Joaquin River. It flows for 54.2 miles (87.2 km) from the western side of the Sierra Nevada R...
Salt River Project
The Salt River Project (SRP) is the umbrella name for two separate entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, an agency of the state of Arizona that serves as an ele...
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Waimea Ditch
The Waimea Ditch is an irrigation canal on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.In 1903, the Waimea Ditch was dug to divert water from the Waimea River to nearby sugar cane fields. Construction of Waimea Ditc...
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Irrigation District Act of 1916 (Smith Act)
The Irrigation District Act of 1916 ('Irrigation Smith Act) authorized the federal government to serve as the guarantor of debt obligations entered into by local governments to finance the acquisition...
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Truckee–Carson Irrigation District
The Truckee–Carson Irrigation District (TCID) is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada, which operates dams at Lake Tahoe, diversion dams on the Truckee River in Washoe County, and the Lake L...
Middle Rio Grande Project
The Middle Rio Grande Project manages water in the Albuquerque Basin of New Mexico, United States.It includes major upgrades and extensions to the irrigation facilities built by the Middle Rio Grande ...
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All-American Canal
The All-American Canal is an 80-mile (130 km) long aqueduct, located in southeastern California. It conveys water from the Colorado River into the Imperial Valley and to nine cities. It is the Im...
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Minidoka Project
The Minidoka Project is a series of public works by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to control the flow of the Snake River in Wyoming and Idaho, supplying irrigation water to farmlands in Idaho. One of...
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San Justo Dam
San Justo Dam is a dam and reservoir in San Benito County, California, about three miles southwest of Hollister. The dam provides offstream water storage for the federal Central Valley Project of the...
San Luis Creek (California)
San Luis Creek, originally Arroyo de San Luis Gonzaga, is a stream in Merced County, California. Its source is located in Merced County, about 1,000 ft (300 m) northwest of the 3,448 ft...
California Farm Water Coalition
The California Farm Water Coalition (CFWC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational organization, based in Sacramento, California. The CFWC was formed in 1989 with the express intent to make fact-based i...