Ditches of Boulder County

Series produced by Maeve Conran

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A look at the ditch water irrigation system in Boulder County that supplies water to farms, houses and business.

A 2 part series looking at the how the ditch system provides water to homes, businesses and farms throughout Boulder County. This series was the winner in the 2011 Colorado Broadcasters Association public radio mini-series category.


2 Pieces

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Catherine Long Gates runs the historic Longs Iris Gardens in Boulder and talks about how her grandfather created the ditch company that the farm st...

Bought by KGNU Boulder, Colo.


  • Added: Jun 15, 2012
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
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We follow one of the few female "ditch riders" who explains the ditch irrigation system that provides water to many homes, farms and businesses in ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2012
  • Length: 05:05