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

 

  

Project # 350

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service2,078 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms50
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands30 acres
Total Irrigable Lands2,108 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served98
Non-Farm Population Served115
Total Population Served213

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
19832,018455,825
19842,018528,943
19852,018535,958
19862,018516,098
19872,018488,961
19882,018516,979
19892,018579,335
19902,018547,243
19912,018547,243
19922,018547,243

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Reservoir Storage

Major Storage Reservoirs in the Deschutes River Basin

Weather Conditions (NOAA)


Streamflow

Deschutes River at Moody, Oregon (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
Normal10.42 in
Maximum - 198318.04 in
Minimum - 19675.89 in
Madras, Oregon 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual48.3 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/25/1928112 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/21/1930-40 ?F
Madras, Oregon 1928-1996 
Growing Season171 days
Elevation of irrigable area1,700 - 2,200 ft

 

Clear Creek
Drainage area above Wasco Dam8 mi2
Annual discharge: 
Maximum - 19727,633 acre-ft
Minimum - 19713,083 acre-ft
Average - 1968-19715,012 acre-ft

Streamflows
Clear Creek below Clear Lake near Government Camp, Oregon (USGS)

 

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Project Water Quality

Lower Deschutes

 

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities

 

   

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Canals38 mi
Laterals63 mi

 

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Storage Facilities

Wasco Dam

 

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Last updated: May 17, 2011