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



Project # 236


Land Areas (1997)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service13,312 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms166
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands10,571 acres
Total Irrigable Lands24,801 acres


Population Served:
Farm Population Served551
Non-Farm Population Served84,582
Total Population Served85,133

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)

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Project Water Supply

Current Conditions


Ogden River below Pineview Reservoir near Huntsville, Utah (USGS)

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)

Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California

Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map

Annual Precipitation

Normal17.05 in
Maximum - 198334.31 in
Minimum - 19668.25 in
Ogden Sugar Factory, Utah 1961-1990 


Mean Annual50.8 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/21/1931106 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/21/1937-26 ?F
Ogden Sugar Factory, Utah 1928-1996 
Growing Season150 days
Elevation of irrigible area4,700 ft


Ogden River
Drainage area above Pineview Dam298 mi2
Annual discharge 

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Project Water Quality

Curlew Valley

Lower Weber

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Diversion Dams1
Canals30 mi
Laterals66 mi
Drains2 mi

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Storage Facilities

Pineview Dam

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Diversion Facilities

South Ogden Highline Canal Diversion Dam

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Carriage Facilities
Ogden River Crossing - South Ogden Highline Canal
Type:Circular steel siphon
Location:At Ogden River near Ogden, Utah.
Construction period:1936-1937
Length360 ft
Diversion capacity35 cfs
Diameter36 in


South Ogden Highline Canal
Type:Reinforced concrete pipe and concrete lined canal
Location:From the end of the Ogden Canyon Conduit generally southwest. Entire canal is concrete lined
Construction period:1938-1941 - Concrete lined canal. 1971-1979 - Replaced by reinforced concrete pipe
Length5.2 mi
Canal Diversion capacity35 cfs
Pipe Diversion capacity49 cfs
Pipe diameter48-18 in


Ogden-Brigham Canal
Type:Concrete lined canal
Location:From the end of Ogden-Brigham Conduit near Ogden, Utah, generally north to Brigham, Utah
Construction period:1935-1937
Length24.2 mi
Diversion capacity120 cfs
Typical section in concrete 
Bottom width4 ft
Side slopes1.25:1
Water depth3.1 ft
Lining thickness3 in

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Last updated: May 11, 2011