Congressional Edition Volume 7977

Congressional Edition Volume 7977

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...1 This is only one of many possible plans. The Woodruff site on the Little Colorado embraces the town of Woodruff, which would be submerged if the reservoir were built. As it is immediately below the Forks site, which is better and which will control the river, it also may be eliminated. Tucker Flats reservoir site will give opportunity to store the winter discharge of the Puerco, which otherwise would be lost with the elimination of the La Roux. All reservoir sites will eventually fill with silt. Water supply.--May total about 200,000 acre-feet annually, judging from the meager records, and about 400,000 acre-feet of reservoir capacity is available to control it. About 1,200 acres are irrigated now, which have prior draft on the water supply. Some pumping from ground water is now being done, and it may be possible to extend this, but water-bearing strata do not exist in large parts of the valley. From the meager data it is difficult to estimate ultimate irrigation, but for this report it is assumed to be 40,000 acres in addition to the present. GREEN RIVER PROJECT, UTAH. Area, gross, 240,000 acres; net, assumed 150,000 acres. Temperature, mean annual, 52. Precipitation, mean annual, 9 inches: irrigation season, 5 inches. Elevation, 4,000 to 4,600 feet. Transportation, Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Between frosts (summer), 180 days. Project is covered by Utah Carey Act segregation No. 10 by Green River Canal Co. This company has relinquished its rights and the project is now being investigated by the Reclamation Service. Irrigation plan.--As proposed by the company, diversion dam 230 feet high on Green River just below mouth of Coal Creek. Outlet at 200 foot level giving 102,000 acre-feet of storage. Main canal to follow west side of the canyon...
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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514939
  • 9781236514936