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

 

  

Project # 691

 

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service14,388 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms186
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands358 acres
Total Irrigable Lands14,746 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served717
Non-Farm Population Served4,982
Total Population Served5,699

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198313,5002,873,787
198413,5302,681,473
198512,9252,550,883
198613,5302,396,094
198713,5602,183,563
198813,5902,343,836
198913,6361,860,121
199013,5802,343,594
199112,8802,753,882
199213,5972,622,440

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Project Water Supply

Current Conditions


Streamflow

San Rafael River near Green River, 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

Normal11.83 in
Maximum - 198319.89 in
Minimum - 1976 5.21 in
Ephriam, Utah 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual47.3 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/26/1960104 ?F
Daily Minimum - 12/23/1990-34 ?F
Ephriam, Utah 1949-1996 
Growing Season125 days
Elevation of irrigable area5,700 - 6,100 ft

 

Cottonwood Creek
Drainage 
Tributary to Ephriam Tunnel2.8 mi2
Tributary to Spring City Tunnel2.9 mi2
Average annual diversion through tunnels: 
Ephriam Tunnel3,300 acre-ft
Spring City Tunnel1,630 acre-ft

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Project Water Quality

San Pitch

San Rafael

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Facilities in Operation
Canals5.2 mi
Tunnels2.3 mi

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Carriage Facilities
Brough`s Fork Feeder Canal
LocationFrom Brough`s Fork northeast to Spring City Tunnel inlet about 10 miles southeast of Spring City, Utah.
Construction period1935-1939
Length0.4 mi
Diversion capacity32 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width4 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth1.4 ft

 

Cedar Creek Feeder Canal
LocationFrom Cedar Creek southwest to Spring City Tunnel inlet about 10 miles southeast of Spring City, Utah.
Construction period1935-1939
Length1.3 mi
Diversion capacity66 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width6 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth1.7 ft

 

South Feeder Canal
LocationFrom Seely Creek northeast to Ephraim Tunnel inlet about 10 miles southeast of Ephraim, Utah.
Construction period1934-1935
Length2.9 mi
Diversion capacity60 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width5 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth2.4 ft

 

Beck`s Canal
LocationFrom Beck`s Creek southwest to Ephraim tunnel about 10 miles southeast of Ephraim, Utah.
Construction period1934-1935
Length0.6 mi
Diversion capacity94 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width6 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth2.8 ft

 

Spring City Tunnel
LocationFrom the end of Brough`s Fork and Cedar Creek Feeder Canals northwest to Oak Creek, about 10 miles southeast of Spring City, Utah.
Construction period1937-1939
Length4,909 ft
Diversion capacity95 cfs
Cross section:Horseshoe
LiningConcrete
Diameter5.5 ft

 

Ephriam Tunnel
LocationFrom Beck`s and South Feeder Canals southwest to Ephraim Creek, about 10 miles southeast of Ephraim, Utah.
Construction period1935-1937
Length7,113 ft
Diversion capacity95 cfs
Cross section:Horseshoe
LiningGunite and concrete
Lining thickness3-4 in
Diameter lined section5.5 ft
Diameter unlined section6.5 ft

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Last updated: May 17, 2011