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The Deer Creek Project consists of water from the Provo, Weber and Duchesne rivers moving through the Duchesne Tunnel, a six-mile tunnel that daylights above Kamas, Utah adjacent to Utah Highway 150. Deer Creek Reservoir provides much more water...
2009-08-12
A drop structure, coupled with a weir, allows irrigators to measure how much water is passing through the system, like in Despaines' Ditch.
2008-07-28
Metal pipes are designed to be pressurized with maximum strength for outward pressure. Pipes like the Sandy Siphon dont withstand withdrawal of pressure very well. They can crumple easily with depressurization.
2008-07-28
Little Cottonwood Creek crosses Creek Road at Water Vista Way.
2008-10-20
Two water conveyances empty into Little Cottonwood Creek at Royal Lane.
2008-10-20
During periods of heavy runoff, water conveyances once several feet above stream level can become submerged, with water backfilling into pipes.
2010-06-09
Little stream water passes through the Little Cottonwood Water Treatment Plant diversion and back into the streambed in midsummer.
2008-07-28
Streamflow in Little Cottonwood Creek in autumn at Royal Lane is manageable.
2008-10-20
Streamflow in Little Cottonwood Creek in late spring at Royal Lane can become unmanageable.
2010-06-09
Developers of shopping centers like Union Park Centre in Cottonwood Heights sometimes need to route irrigation ditches underground. The stream then conveys the water to downstream users.
2010-05-25
Little Cottonwood Creek passes over I-215 at 1100 East inside a massive concrete aqueduct.
2009-04-24
After Little Cottonwood Creek passes over I-215 and into an office development at 6600 South, concrete dividers channel and mitigate its force.
2009-04-24
A Canada goose guards his domain at an office park at 6600 South.
2009-04-24
Little Cottonwood Creek flows north under the Jordan & Salt Lake Canal aqueduct at 6600 South.
2009-04-24
While Little Cottonwood Creek flows north under the Jordan & Salt Lake Canal aqueduct, water in the canal flows east.
2009-04-24
Little Cottonwood Creek passes through South Cottonwood Park and Wheeler Historic Farm.
2008-07-28
Willow trees grace the banks of Little Cottonwood Creek at Wheeler Historic Farm.
2008-07-28
A concrete revetment channels water under a bridge at Wheeler Historic Farm, trash and a dead fish collecting in the slow moving water.
2008-07-28
During periods of heavy runoff, the Little Cottonwood Water Treatment Plant only can divert so much flow into its ponds. The rest must be passed through to the streambed, even if that leads to downstream flooding.
2010-06-09
A concrete revetment channeling water under a bridge at Wheeler Historic Farm can barely manage the flow during high runoff.
2010-06-10
A residence at 590 East works the creek into its landscaping.
2008-07-08
Little Cottonwood Creek passes by a pump house at 550 East.
2008-07-08
Little Cottonwood Creek flows through Murray City Park
2008-07-08
A residence adjacent to Murray City Park takes advantage of the public landscaping built around the stream.
2008-07-08
A sign delivers a distant warning on a placid day in Murray City Park.
2008-07-08
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