Development of the Cameron County Irrigation District #2 And Its Impact On San Benito

Aerial view of the Rio Grande River in the Valley

Photo from "Rio Grande Heritage" by Brian Robertson

* With the exception of the "First Big Water Project" taken from Gringo Builders by J.L. Allhands, and "A Study of Frank S. Robertson," by Minnie Gilbert, the entire text for this project was taken from Buddy Dosset's "Application for CCID Texas Historical Marker."

By Patty Garcia, teacher at BCMS Science Department *


Water District Building




Water Control

Sam Robertson

Role of CCID Building

First Big Water Projects

Officers, Past & Present

San Benito Land & Water Co.


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