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

 

  

Project # 304

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service15,820 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms245
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands658 acres
Total Irrigable Lands16,723 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served717
Non-Farm Population Served4,900
Total Population Served5,617

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198816,2682,711,781
198916,2022,994,486
199016,2062,575,224
199116,2002,881,398
199215,7812,208,953
199315,7842,942,248
199414,5142,629,872
199515,7902,919,430
199615,7903,384,277
199715,8203,500,804

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)
Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Colorado River Basin
Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map

Historic Conditions


Annual Precipitation
Normal14.39 in
Maximum - 196524.96 in
Minimum - 19748.64 in
Hiawatha, Utah 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual45 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/23/193195 ?F
Daily Minimum - 02/10/1933-18 ?F
Hiawatha, Utah 1921-1992 
Growing Season127 days
Elevation of irrigable area5,000 ft

 

Seely River
Drainage area above Joes Valley Dam135 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

Cottonwood Creek

Drainage area near Orangeville, Utah200 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

Huntington Creek
Drainage area near Huntington, Utah188 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

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Project Water Quality

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Regulatory Facilities
Diversion Facilities
Carriage Facilities
Pumping Plants

 

   

Facilities in Operation
Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams2
Diversion dams1
Canals20.5 mi

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Storage Facilities

Huntington North Dam

Joes Valley Dam

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Diversion Facilities
Swasey Diversion Dam
TypeConcrete ogee weir, embankment wings
Location10 miles downstream from Joes Valley Dam on Cottonwood Creek.
Year Completed1965
Dimensions: 
Structural height11 ft
Weir crest length75 ft
Volume9,000 cu yd
Diversity capacity165 cfs

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Carriage Facilities
Cottonwood Creek-Huntington Canal
TypeConcrete lined canal
LocationHeads at Swasey Diversion Dam, extends northward to vicinity of Huntington, terminating at the North Ditch
Construction period1963-1965
Length16.7 mi
Initial diversity capacity165 cfs
Typical maximum section: 
Bottom width12 ft
Side slopes2:1
Water depth4 ft

Huntington North Reservoir Feeder Canal

TypeConcrete lined canal
LocationHeads at North Ditch, extends southward to Huntington North Reservoir.
Construction period1965-1966
Length0.3 mi
Initial diversity capacity100 cfs
Typical maximum section: 
Bottom width8 ft
Side slopes2:1
Water depth3.4 ft

 

Huntington North Service Canal
TypeConcrete lined canal
LocationHeads at outlet works of Huntington North Reservoir; meanders eastward to terminus at south branch of Cleveland Canal.
Construction period1965-1966
Length3.5 mi
Initial diversity capacity35 cfs
Typical maximum section: 
Bottom width6 ft
Side slopes2:1
Water depth6 ft

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Last updated: Apr 21, 2011