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

 

  

Project # 811

 

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service9,489 acres
Supplemental Service0 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms64
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands60 acres
Total Irrigable Lands9,549 acres

 

Population Served
Farm Population Served196
Non-Farm Population Served210
Total Population Served406

 

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
19837,5521,662,177
19847,9811,718,041
19857,9091,681,204
19867,2591,287,605
19874,489545,903
19883,9121,055,350
19894,5711,080,624
19908,2381,519,808
19917,8991,612,602
19927,8921,471,629

 

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Reservoir Storage

Major Storage Reservoirs in the Upper Snake River Basin

Weather Conditions (NOAA)

Precipitation

Streamflow

Little Wood River near Carey, Idaho (USGS)

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)

Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Columbia River Basin
Columbia River Snowpack Summary
Drought Index


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


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal13.47 in
Maximum - 198320.06
Minimum - 19668.08 in
Picabo, Idaho 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual42.6 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/17/1998102 ?F
Daily Minimum - 12/23/1990-37 ?F
Picabo, Idaho 1958-1996 
Growing Season119 days
Elevation of irrigable area4,800 ft

 

Little Wood River
Drainage area at Little Wood River Reservoir279 sq mi
Annual discharge: 
Maximum - 1983254,400 acre-ft
Minimum - 193133,030 acre-ft
Average - 1925-1996109,100 acre-ft

 

 

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Project Water Quality

Little Wood

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

 

   

Facilities in Operation
Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Diversion Dams1
Canals (irrigation)50 mi
Laterals10 mi

 

Note on Diversion Dams, Canals, Laterals: Non-Reclamation Construction. The District has an improvement/conservation program with piping of laterals including some gravity pressurization. 

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Storage Facilities

Little Wood River Dam

 

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Regulatory Facilities

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Diversion Facilities
  
  
  
  
  
  

 

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Carriage Facilities
  
  

 

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Pumping Plants
     

 

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Last updated: Jul 26, 2012