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Project Data
Land Areas (1997)
Area Irrigated and Crop Value

 

  

Project # 292

 

Land Areas (1997)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service2,561 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms34
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands80 acres
Total Irrigable Lands2,641 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served229
Non-Farm Population Served390
Total Population Served619

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
19882,511529,467
19892,581634,535
19902,581578,565
19912,581585,172
19922,500394,108
19932,581550,100
19942,581460,855
19952,561612,090
19962,561706,555
19972,561665,428

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Streamflow

Bear River near Corinne, Utah (USGS)

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)

Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Mas for Great Basin and California

Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map


Annual Precipitation
Normal18.09 in
Maximum - 198335.85 in
Minimum - 19669.41 in
Utah State University, Loan, Utah 1961-1998 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual48.2 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/24/1931102 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/22/1930-23 ?F
Utah State University, Loan, Utah 1928-1996 
Growing Season150 days
Elevation of irrigable area4,700 ft

 

Clarkston Crek
Drainage area at Newton Dam23.3 mi2
Annual discharge 
Maximum8,570 acre-ft
Minimum3,815 acre-ft
Average5,512 acre-ft

 

Project Water Quality

Middle Bear

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Canals6.6 mi
Laterals0.9 mi

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Storage Facilities

Newton Dam

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Carriage Facilities
Main Canal
LocationGenerally south from Newton Dam along west side of Clarkston Creek.
Construction period1946-1947
Length0.6 mi
Diversion capacity24.7 cfs
Typical section concrete lined: 
Bottom width3.9 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth1.8 ft

 

East Canal
LocationFrom the end of Main Canal generally south to a point about 1 mile east of Newton, Utah.
Construction period1946-1947
Length2 mi
Diversion capacity9 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width3 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth1 ft

 

Highline Canal
LocationFrom end of Main Canal generally southwest to a point about 1.5 miles west of Newton, Utah.
Construction period1946-1947
Length4 mi
Diversion capacity17.7 cfs
Typical section concrete lined: 
Bottom width3 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth1 ft

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Last updated: May 11, 2011