Water Resources Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Survey Record Books

Boxes 49-60
12.0 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by irrigation company or district

Series documents surveys of water levels. Series consists of notebooks kept by engineers of the Baar and Cunningham Engineers of Portland. Notebooks are arranged by drainage or irrigation district and contain boundary and survey data, drainage profiles and locations, and dam levels. Topics covered in these records include drainage and irrigation, and water surveys.

The 366 notebooks contain data on the following districts (the number of notebooks for each district is included in parentheses:

Crook County Improvement District (6)
C.O.I (Central Oregon Irrigation?) (4)
Grove Drainage District (4)
Harney Valley Irrigation District (36)
Jordan Valley Cattle Co. (4)
Jordan Valley Irrigation District (58)
Kingman Colony Drainage District (2)
Lone Pine Irrigation District (3)
Malheur Drainage District (4)
North Canal (4)
North Dalles Irrigation District (1)
North Unit Irrigation District (68)
Silver Lake Irrigation District (11)
Summer Lake Irrigation District (17)
Suttler's Lake Irrigation District (27)
Tumalo Irrigation District (115)
Unknown (2)

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