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



Project # 27

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service17,145 acres
Supplemental Service25,033 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms2,088
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands2,393 acres
Total Irrigable Lands44,571 acres


Population Served:
Farm Population Served8,908
Non-Farm Population Served11,355
Total Population Served20,263

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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


Duchesne River near Randlett, Utah (USGS)
Spanish Fork River at Castilla, Utah (USGS)

Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California

Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map

Annual Precipitation

Normal11.99 in
Maximum - 198326.78 in
Minimum - 19886.91 in
Utah Lake - Lehi, Utah 1961-1990 


Mean Annual48.6 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/24/1931106 ?F
Daily Minimum - 02/10/1933-28 ?F
Utah Lake - Lehi, Utah 1928-1996 
Growing Season150 days
Elevation of irrigable area4,500 - 4,800 ft

Strawberry River

Drainage area at Soldier Creek Dam170 mi2

Spanish Fork River

Drainage area at Castilla, Utah670 mi2

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams2
Diversion Dams2
Canals91 mi
Laterals251 mi
Drains96 mi
Transmission Lines42 mi

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Diversion Facilities
Spanish Fork Diversion Dam
Type:Concrete ogee weir
LocationOn the Spanish Fork River, about 5 miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah.
Year Completed1908
Structural height28 ft
Hydraulic height13 ft
Weir crest length38 ft
Crest elevation4,851.0 ft
Length74 ft
Volume1,000 yd3
Headworks:Concrete structure with six 4.5 ft by 8 ft openings controlled by slide gates.
Diversion capacity500 cfs


Indian Crossing Diversion Dam
Type:Earth dike
LocationOn Indian Creek, about 25 miles east of Spanish Fork, Utah.
Year Completed1913
Structural height12 ft
Hydraulic height5 ft
Crest length1,350 ft
Crest elevation7,577.0 ft
Volume15,000 yd3
Headworks:Concrete structure with six hand-operated slide gates.
Diversion capacity750 cfs

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Carriage Facilities
Trail Hollow Canal
LocationFrom Trail Hollow Creek about 5 miles south of Indian Creek Dike, generally northwest to Indian Creek Feeder Canal.
Construction period1911-1912
Length4 mi
Diversion capacity125 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width12 ft
Side slopes1:1 and 1.5:1
Water depth3.25 ft


Indian Creek Feeder Canal
LocationFrom diversion dam on Indian Creek generally northeast to reservoir at a point near west end of Indian Creek Dike.
Construction period1911-1912
Length2 mi
Diversion capacity750 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width22 ft
Side slopes1:1 and 1.5:1
Water depth6.5 ft


Currant Creek Feeder Canal
LocationFrom Currant Creek about 14 miles north of east portal of Strawberry Tunnel, generally south to Co-op Creek.
Construction period1934-1936
Length4.7 mi
Diversion capacity110 cfs
Typical section in earth: 
Bottom width8 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth3 ft


Strawberry Tunnel
LocationFrom Strawberry Reservoir west.
Construction period1906-1912
Length3.8 mi
Capacity600 cfs
Cross section:Rectangular with arched roof, 7 ft wide and 9 ft high.


Strawberry Power Canal
From Spanish Fork Diversion Dam on Spanish Fork River about 7 miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah, generally northwest along river to Spanish Fork Powerplant.Construction period
3.3 miDiversion capacity
500 cfsTypical section in earth:
Bottom width19 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth6.2 ft
Typical section, concrete lined: 
Bottom width4 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth7.2 ft
Lining thickness6 in


Springville-Mapleton Lateral
Generally north from point on Strawberry Power Canal about 2 miles downstream from diversion dam.Construction period
6.75 miDiversion capacity
100 cfsTypical section in earth:
Bottom width4 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth2.7 ft
Typical section, concrete lined: 
Bottom width4 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth2.55 ft
Lining thickness4 in

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Power Facilities

Upper Spanish Fork Powerplant

Lower Spanish Fork Powerplant

Payson Powerplant

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Last updated: May 17, 2011