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

  

Project # 89

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service37,506 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms24,265 acres
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands0 acres
Total Irrigable Lands37,506 acres

Population Served:
300Non-Farm Population Served
0Total Population Served
300

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198331,0019,956,064
198427,3919,937,664
198533,77511,324,810
198633,90012,379,999
198732,80012,777,372
198832,12014,803,178
198937,12017,827,300
199027,62210,133,468
199127,65211,851,116
199224,42412,494,315

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

  

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Weather Conditions (NOAA)
Precipitation
Streamflow

Humboldt River near Imlay, Nevada (USGS)
Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)
Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California
Drought Index

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


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal8.22 in
Maximum - 198316.23 in
Minimum - 19863.82 in
Rye Patch Dam, Nevada 1961-1990

Temperature
Mean Annual50.7 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/19/1960108 ?F
Daily Minimum 1/25/1949 -28 ?F
Rye Patch Dam, Nevada 1948-1996
Growing Season137 days
Elevation of irrigable area3,900 - 3,977 ft

Humboldt River
Drainage area at Rye Patch Dam15,700 sq mi
Annual Discharge:
Maximum - 19841,455,00 acre-ft
Minimum - 195521,170 acre-ft
Average - 1936-1998184,700 acre-ft

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Project Water Quality

Lower Humboldt

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

  

Facilities in Operation
Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Diversion Dams1

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Storage Facilities

Rye Patch Dam

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Regulatory Facilities

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Diversion Facilities
Upper Slaven Diversion Dam
Type:Slab and buttress
LocationOn the Humboldt River about 11 mi east of Battle Mountain, Nevada.
Year Completed1958
Dimensions:
Structural height18 ft
Hydraulic height8 ft
Crest length88 ft
Crest elevation4,560.0 ft
Volume450 cu yd
Diversion capacity30 cfs

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Carriage Facilities

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Pumping Plants

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Power Facilities

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Last updated: May 10, 2011