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Project Data
Land Areas (1993)
Area Irrigated and Crop Value

 

  

Project # 762

Land Areas (1993)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service0 acres
Supplemental Service87,434 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms2,662
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands15,363 acres
Total Irrigable Lands108,975 acres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served11,717
Non-Farm Population Served170,781
Total Population Served182,498

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198493,46344,683,456
198593,55433,952,803
198693,58032,963,327
198791,88837,784,516
198892,26041,767,056
198991,91840,361,244
199091,89935,694,602
199191,89933,387,088
199291,39946,314,442
199387,43444,910,122

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Project Water Supply

Current Conditions


Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California
Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map

Annual Precipitation

Normal17.17 in
Maximum - 198334.31 in
Minimum - 19668.25 in
Ogden Sugar Factory, Utah 1928-1998 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual50.8 F
Daily Maximum - 07/21/1931106 F
Daily Minimum - 01/21/1937-26 F
Ogden Sugar Factory, Utah 1928-1998 
Growing Season150 days
Elevation of irrigable area4,300-5,400 ft

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Project Water Quality

Lower Weber

Upper Weber

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Powerplants1

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Storage Facilities

Echo Dam

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Carriage Facilities
Weber-Provo Diversion Canal
Location:From the Weber River about 5 miles north of Kamas, Utah, generally south to the Provo River.
Construction Period:Originally constructed in 1931 as part of the Weber River Project. Enlarged in 1947 under the Provo River Project. See the section on the Provo River Project (http://www.usbr.gov/dataweb/html/ucproengdata.html) for details.

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Power Facilities

Echo Powerplant

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Last updated: May 17, 2011