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Project Data
Land Areas (1996)
Area Irrigated and Crop Value

 

  

Project # 66

Land Areas (1996)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service14,564 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms182
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands0 acres
Total Irrigable Lands14,564 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served308
Non-Farm Population Served489
Total Population Served797

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198615,771---
198815,6303,967,440
198915,6304,456,198
199015,2843,798,485
199114,8433,810,707
199214,8644,055,878
199314,8683,812,129
199414,7176,102,616
199514,590---
199614,5646,293,031

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Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Streamflow

Provo River near Woodland, Utah (USGS)

Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California
Mountain Snowpack Maps for Colorado River Basin

 
Annual Precipitation
Normal16.18 in
Maximum - 198324.26 in
Minimum - 19798.70 in
Salt Lake City, Utah 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual51.9 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/26/1960107 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/25/1949-22 ?F
Salt Lake City, Utah 1948-1996 
Growing Seasondays
Elevation of irrigable areaft

 

Provo River
Drainage area below Jordanelle Dammi2
Annual discharge 
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

Streamflows:


Provo River below Jordanelle Dam, near Heber, Utah (USGS)

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Project Water Quality

Duchesne

Jordan

Provo

Spanish Fork

Strawberry

Utah Lake

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams6
Diversion Dams8
Canals125 mi
Pumping Plants5
Powerplants4

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Storage Facilities

Bottle Hollow Dams - BIA

Currant Creek Dam

Jordanelle Dam

Soldier Creek Dam

Starvation Dam

Upper Stillwater Dam

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Diversion Facilities
Docs Diversion Dam
Type:Reinforced concrete
LocationSouth Fork of Rock Creek, 1 mile southwest of Upper Stillwater Reservoir
Year Completed1976
Dimensions: 
Height above streambed5.5 ft
Length of weir section (spillway)20 ft
Crest elevation8,197.5 ft
Sluiceway:300 ft of 24 in diameter concrete pressure pipe controlled by a 24 in diameter slide gate
Design flood capacity at 8197.5240 cfs
  
Headworks to Docs Feeder pipeConcrete
Diversion capacity100 cfs

 

Hades Creek Diversion Dam
Type:Reinforced concrete overflow weir
LocationOn Hades Creek in the Strawberry Aqueduct System
Year Completed1984
Dimensions: 
Height above streambedft
Length of weir section (spillway)ft
Crest elevationft
Sluiceway:200 ft of 24 in diameter concrete pressure pipe controlled by a 24 in slide gate
Design flood capacitycfs
HeadworksConcrete, controlled by a 36 by 30 in slide gate
Diversion capacitycfs

 

Knight Diversion Dam
Type:Rolled Earthfill
LocationDuchesne River, 5 miles upstream from Duchense, Utah.
Year Completed1967-1968
Dimensions: 
Structural height29 ft
Hydraulic height11 ft
Spillway crest length100 ft
Crest length2,147 ft
Crest elevation5,736.5 ft
Volume49,000 yd3
Design flood capacity6,000 cfs
Headworks to Starvation Feeder ConduitConcrete
Diversion capacity300 cfs

 

Layout Creek Diversion Dam
Type:Reinforced concrete with overflow weir section and intake box
LocationOn Layout Creek south of Currant Creek Reservoir in the Strawberry Aqueduct System
Year Completed1970-1975
Dimensions: 
Weir crest length10 ft
Weir crest elevation7,903.0 ft
Sluiceway:180 ft, 24 in diameter concrete pressure pipe controlled by a 24 in diameter slide gate
Headworks:18 in by 18 in slide gate
Diversion Capacity100 cfs

Water Hollow Diversion Dam

Type:Reinforced concrete structure with an overflow weir section, sluice and bypass channel, and an outlet works
LocationOn Water Hollow Creek east of Strawberry Reservoir in the Strawberry Reservoir System
Year Completed1971
Dimensions: 
Structural height10 ft
Weir crest length12 ft
Total crest length210 ft
Weir crest elevation7,645.0 ft
Volume12,000 yd3
Sluiceway:50 ft long controlled by a 48 in by 36 in slide gate.
Headworks:Controlled by a 48 in by 24 in slide gate.
Diversion Capacity20 cfs
General Information:Protective dikes extend on both sides of the dam, 80 ft to the left and 30 ft to the right.

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Carriage Facilities
Alpine Aqueduct
Type:Steel , coated with mortar
LocationAt mouth of Provo Canyon, 5 miles north of Provo, Utah
Construction period1978-1988
Length 
Section 17.0 mi
Section 23.0 mi
Section 311.2 mi
Capacity 
Section 1450 cfs
Section 230-115 cfs
Section 310-90 cfs
Diameter 
Section 190 in
Section 227-60 in
Section 318-48 in

 

Bottle Hollow Inlet Channel
LocationBottle Hollow Complex on small drainage offstream from Uinta River, 1 mile west of Fort Duchesne, Utah
Year Completed1969-1970
Length1,580 ft
Capacity50 cfs
Typical maximum section, earth lined: 
Bottom width6 ft
Side slopes2:1
Water Depth2.6 ft

 

Currant Creek Pipeline - Strawberry Aqueduct
Type:Precast concrete pressure pipe
LocationAlong Currant Creek downstream from Currant Creek Dam, about 14 miles northwest of Fruitland, Utah
Year Completed1970-1975
Length4,220 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter132 in

 

Currant Creek Tunnel
Type:Concrete tunnel
LocationFrom Currant Creek Reservoir to confluence with Layout Creek Feeder Pipe
Year Completed1970-1975
Length8,900 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter 
Drilled13 ft
Lined10.25 ft

 

Docs Feeder Pipe
Type:Precast concrete pressure pipe
LocationFrom Docs Diversion Dam into Upper Stillwater Reservoir
Year Completed1975
Length4,170 ft.
Capacity100 cfs
Diameter42 in

 

Hades Creek Feeder Pipeline
Type:Precast concrete pressure pipe
LocationExtending generally southeast from Hades Creek Diversion Dam to North Fork Siphon in the Strawberry Aqueduct System
Year Completed1984
Length13,985 ft
Capacity30 cfs
Diameter30 in

 

Jordan Aqueduct Reaches 1 and 2
Type:Steel and concrete
LocationWest side of Salt Lake County from Point-of-the-Mountain to street coordinates 5900 South and 4000 West
Year Completed1970-1973
Length14.9 mi
Capacity270 cfs
Diameter70 in

 

Layout Creek Feeder Pipe
Type:Concrete pipe
LocationExtending east from Layout Creek Diversion Dam to Strawberry Aqueduct joining at a point near the outlet of Layout Tunnel
Year Completed1970-1975
Length4,570 ft
Capacity8 cfs
Diameter12 in

 

Layout Creek Feeder Pipeline
Type:Asbestos-cement
LocationOn Layout Creek 2 miles above its confluence with Currant Creek
Year Completed1970-1974
Length8 mi
Capacity20 cfs
Diameter15-18 in

 

Layout Creek Siphon
Type:Precast concrete pressure pipe
LocationOn Layout Creek 2 miles above its confluence with Currant Creek
Year Completed1970-1974
Length5,280 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter132 in

 

Layout Tunnel
Type:Circular and horseshoe shaped concrete tunnel
LocationFrom Layout Creek Feeder Pipe to confluence with Water Hollow Feeder Pipe
Year Completed1970-1975
Length17,320 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter 
Drilled13 ft
Lined10.25 ft

 

Open Channel No. 2 - Strawberry Aqueduct
Type:Earth-lined, trapezoidal canal with drop structures
LocationBetween U.S. Highway No. 40 and Strawberry Reservoir, 27 miles southeast of Heber City, Utah
Year Completed1968-1971
Length5,260 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Typical maximum section, earth lined: 
Bottom width18 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water Depth8.8 ft

 

Rhodes Feeder Pipe
Type:Concrete pipe
LocationExtending east-southeast from Rhodes Diversion Dam to the Strawberry Aqueduct System
Year Completed1986
Length1,590 ft
Capacity15 cfs
Diameter18 in

 

Starvation Feeder Conduit
Type:Circular and Horseshoe shaped concrete tunnel
LocationFrom Knight Diversion Dam, 4 to 5 miles northwest of Duchesne, Utah, along the Duchesne River into Starvation River
Year Completed1967-1968
Total length2.00 mi
Tunnel, 7-ft-diameter1.00 mi
Pipeline, 84-in-diameter, precast concrete0.75 mi
Outlet Channel and baffled apron drop0.25 mi
Capacity300 cfs
Outlet Channel 
Typical maximum section, earth lined: 
Bottom width14 ft
Side slopes3:1
Water Depth5.1 ft

 

Strawberry Aqueduct
LocationFrom Upper Stillwater Reservoir southwest, 36.8 miles to the enlarged Strawberry Reservoir
Year Completed1987
CapacityFrom 285 cfs at Upper Stillwater Reservoir Inlet to 620 cfs at Strawberry Reservoir Outlet
Aqueduct FeaturesLength, ftLined Diameter, ftCapacity, cfsType
Intake Structures2607285Circular reinforced concrete-lined pressure tunnel
Stillwater Tunnel42,6407285Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
North Fork Siphon5,7906305Welded steel pipe
Hades Tunnel17,9907305Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
Wolf Creek Pipeline5,1107305-325Precast concrete pipe
Rhodes Tunnel4,3207325Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
West Fork Pipeline22,2007325Precast concrete pipe
Vat Tunnel38,7407.75475Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
Open Channel No. 160---475 
Currant Creek Pipeline3,86010.25620Precast concrete pipe
Currant Tunnel8,90010.25620Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
Layout Creek Pipeline22010.25620Precast concrete pipe
Layout Tunnel17,32010.25620Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
Water Hollow Pipeline24010.25620Precast concrete pipe
Water Hollow Tunnel21,72010.25620Concrete-lined horseshoe tunnel
Open Channel No. 25,260---620 
Total194,630   

 

Syar Tunnel
Type:Concrete-lined circular pressure tunnel
LocationExtends through Great Basin Divide between enlarged Strawberry Reservoir and potential Syar Power plant and Reservoir
Year Completed1987
Length6.5 mi
Elevation of inlet portal7,507.0 ft
Elevation of outlet portal7,387.4 ft
Head119.6 ft
Capacity400 cfs
Diameter8 ft

 

Vat Feeder Pipe
Type:Concrete pressure pipe
LocationExtends east from Vat Diversion Dam to Wolf Creek Pipeline joining near the pipeline outlet
Year Completed 
Length4,300 ft
Capacity300 cfs
Diameter66 in

 

Water Hollow Creek Siphon
Type:Precast concrete pressure pipe
LocationOn Water Hollow Creek 5 miles upstream from its confluence with Currant Creek
Year Completed1970-1974
Length5,280 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter132 in

 

Water Hollow Feeder Pipe
Type:Concrete pressure pipe
LocationExtending southeast from Water Hollow Diversion Dam to Strawberry Aqueduct northeast of Strawberry Reservoir
Year Completed1970-1975
Length215 ft
Capacity13 cfs
Diameter132 in

 

Water Hollow Feeder Pipeline
Type:Asbestos-concrete pressure pipe
LocationOn Water Hollow Creek 5 miles upstream from its confluence with Currant Creek
Year Completed1970-1972
Length5,280 ft
Capacity20 cfs
Diameter21 in

 

Water Hollow Tunnel
LocationPart of the Strawberry Aqueduct
Year Completed1968-1971
Length21,571 ft
Capacity620 cfs
Diameter 
Drilled 13 ft
Lined10.25 ft

 

Win Feeder Pipe
Type:Concrete pressure pipe
LocationExtends south of Win Diversion Dam to Strawberry Aqueduct at a point on Wolf Creek Pipeline
Year Completed1986
Length750 ft
Capacity5 cfs
Diameter12 in

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Last updated: May 18, 2009