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David Boyd, A History: Greeley and the Union Colony of Colorado (Greeley CO: Greeley Tribune Press, 1890).

Environmental Health Center, Missouri River Basin Project (US), ed., South Platte River Basin Water Pollution Investigation: Report (Cincinnati, OH: The Center, 1950).

Greg Hobbs, The Public’s Water Resource: Articles on Water Law, History, and Culture 2nd ed. (Denver: Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, 2010).

Wells A. Hutchins, Mutual Irrigation Companies. US Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 82 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1929).

William John May, The Great Western Sugarlands: The History of the Great Western Sugar Company and the Economic Development of the Great Plains (New York: Garland, 1989).

Elwood Mead, Irrigation Institutions: A Discussion of the Economic and Legal Questions Created by the Growth of Irrigated Agriculture in the West (London: Macmillan, 1903).

R. L. Parshall, The Parshall Measuring Flume (Fort Collins: Colorado State College, Colorado Experiment Station, 1936).

Alvin T. Steinel, History of Agriculture in Colorado: A Chronological Record of Progress in the Development of General Farming, Livestock Production and Agricultural Education and Investigation, on the Western Border of the Great Plains and in the Mountains of Colorado, 1858 to 1926 (Fort Collins: Colorado Agricultural College, 1926).

US Department of the Interior, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, South Platte River Basin Project, The Beet Sugar Industry: The Water Pollution Problem and the Status of Waste Abatement and Treatment (Denver: US Department of the Interior, 1967).

Daniel Tyler, The Last Water Hole in the West: The Colorado-Big Thompson Project and the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District (Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1992).

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The Great Divide: The Destiny of the West is Written in the Headwaters of Colorado. Directed by Jim Havey. Denver: Havey Productions, 2015.

Robert G. Hemphill, ed. Irrigation in Northern Colorado. US Department of Agriculture Bulletin No. 1026 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1922).

Rose Laflin, Irrigation, Settlement, and Change on the Cache La Poudre River (Fort Collins: Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, Colorado State University, n.d).

Donald J. Pisani, To Reclaim a Divided West: Water, Law, and Public Policy, 1848–1902 (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992).

José A. Rivera, Acequia Culture: Water, Land, and Community in the Southwest (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998).

David Schorr, The Colorado Doctrine: Water Rights, Corporations, and Distributive Justice on the American Frontier (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012).