Palo Verde Irrigation District Diversion Dam

Palo Verde Irrigation District Diversion Dam (HMQDB)

Location: Parker, AZ 85344 La Paz County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 43.91', W 114° 30.758'

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1957 - 2007

Dedicated to the many pioneers that recognized the potential and value to our Valley of a gravity irrigation system, and the sacrifices made obtaining it.

In particular, to honor the following three persons, whose contributions uniquely contributed to the construction of our Dam, and to the early development of the Palo Verde Valley:

O.P. Calloway (1820-1880)
The adventurer-explorer who had the original vision
of a vibrant Palo Verde Valley, fed by the
waters of the Colorado River.

Ed Williams (1866-1954)
Without whose early efforts in fighting an untamed river,
the Valley may have been lost to the elements
and forces of nature.

Wayne H. Fisher (1892-1962)
Without whose efforts in re-organizing and re-financing
the Valley during the Great Depression, our farmers
may have been lost to despair and to bankruptcy.
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 730450 N 3735201
Decimal Degrees33.73183333, -114.51263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.91', W 114° 30.758'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 54.60" N, 114° 30' 45.48" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35998 State Hwy 29, Parker AZ 85344, US
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