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Project Data
Land Areas (1992)
Area Irrigated and Crop Value

 

  

Project # 216

 

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service15,200 acres
Temporary Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms89
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands416
Total Irrigable Lands15,616 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served451
Non-Farm Population Served1,300
Total Population Served1,751

 

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198315,0702,771,776
198415,0702,771,776
198515,0702,793,530
198615,0702,692,567
198715,0702,643,271
198815,0702,882,214
198915,0703,133,618
199015,0702,693,317
199115,0702,693,317
199215,0702,693,317

 

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

 

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Reservoir Storage

Major Storage Reservoirs in Southern Oregon

Weather Conditions (NOAA)


Streamflow

Snake River at Weiser, Idaho (USGS)

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)

Snowpack Information

Columbia River Snowpack Summary
Mountain Snowpack Maps for Columbia River Basin

Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map
Explanation of Palmer Drought Severity Index (Text)

 


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal10.87 in
Maximum - 197815.76 in
Minimum - 19748.05 in
Baker, Oregon 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual45.5 ?F
Daily Maximum - 08/04/1961106 ?F
Daily Minimum - 12/30/1978-39 ?F
Baker, Oregon 1948-1996 
Growing Season102 days
Elevation of irrigable area2,600 ft

 

Burnt River
Drainage area above Unity Dam309 mi2
Annual discharge: 
Maximum - 1965122,735 acre-ft
Minimum - 197719,763 acre-ft
Average - 1915-199762,563 acre-ft

Streamflows

Burnt River near Hereford, Oregon (USGS)

 

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Project Water Quality

Burnt River

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities

 

   

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1

 

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Storage Facilities

Unity Dam

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Last updated: Apr 18, 2011