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Project Data
Land Areas (1992)

 

  

Project # 456

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Supplemental Irrigation Service1670,000 acres

1 Land areas are listed under the Minidoka and Michaud Flats Projects.

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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)


Streamflow

Snake River near Irwin, Idaho (USGS)

Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)

Snowpack Information

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

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

 


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal20.28 in
Maximum - 198329.44 in
Minimum - 1996 13.47 in
Palisades, Idaho 1947-1993 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual43.5 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/18/198498 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/22/1962-32 ?F
Palisades, Idaho 1947-1993 

 

Snake River at Irwin, Idaho
Drainage area above Palisades Dam5,225 mi2
Annual inflow: 
Maximum - 19977,932,000 acre-ft
Minimum - 20013,157,000 acre-ft
Average - 1957-20104,302,000 acre-ft

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Project Water Quality

Palisades

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Power Facilities

 

   

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Powerplants1
Transmission Lines0.44 mi
Substations1

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Storage Facilities

Palisades Dam

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Power Facilities

Palisades Powerplant

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Last updated: Jan 03, 2013