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A sign couples with a swollen creek to deliver an unmistakable warning in Murray City Park after several days of heavy rain in early spring.
2010-06-10
Little Cottonwood Creek offers a lyric accompaniment in Murray City Park.
2008-07-07
The Murray City Power Plant's turbine and generator are located a hundred yards upstream from the Little Cottonwood Water Treatment Plant. Outflow from the power plant goes into the treatment plant and the Sandy Siphon.
2009-08-12
An overview of the Little Cottonwood Water Treatment Plant. The Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake and Sandy operates the plant. Fifteen percent of the treated water goes to Salt Lake City. The rest goes primarily to Sandy City.
2009-05-29
Valley streams can look misused and overused by the time they reach the Jordan River.
2008-05-05
Little Cottonwood Creek empties into the Jordan River at approximately 4800 South.
2008-05-05
Little Cottonwood Creek offers a boisterous chorus during a period of high runoff in Murray City Park.
2010-06-10
Workers wrestle with a log that became jammed on a bridge during flooding in Murray City Park.
2010-06-10
Landscape architects design streamside parks to also serve as flood retention basins during periods of high runoff.
2010-06-10
Little Cottonwood Creek runs through industrial areas in its lower reaches.
2008-07-08
Pipes carry various effluents into valley streams. Large scale discharges require a permit.
2008-07-08
Neffs Canyon Creek is one of the intermittent streams along the Wasatch Front. Snowmelt and springs provide the flow. In fall it dries up.
2008-11-25
Neffs Canyon Creek is one of the intermittent streams along the Wasatch Front. Snowmelt and springs provide the flow. In spring the streambed can be full.
2009-06-04
The Main and North forks converge at the bottom of Neffs Canyon. Below the convergence is a proposed debris basin that is raising controversy.
2009-06-04
Springs in the Neffs Creek drainage provide water for Mt. Olympus Spring Water Co. The company has been tapping the springs for over a century, having made agreements with water rights holders. Now, the Salt Lake City Department of Public...
2008-11-25
Tolcats Creek Canyon is one of the steepest drainages in the Wasatch Front. The precipitous gradient can create dramatic, ribbon-like waterfalls that can dry up in late summer and autumn.
2008-06-03
While water generally flows in Tolcats Creek year-round, sometimes it seems to shyly hide in clefts between boulders.
2008-06-03
The feathery willow gives its name to two creeks along the Wasatch Front. Willow Creek, which flows through Draper Park, maintains its name, since it doesnt merge into another stream. But it never quite reaches the Jordan River, its bed subsumed...
2008-05-28
Bikers use the canyon road in three seasons.
2008-10-01
Salt Lake County Recreation and the U.S. Forest Service developed a boardwalk along Mill Creek for wheelchair nature lovers.
2008-10-01
A decorative water wheel on the grounds of Log Haven Restaurant.
2008-10-01
Looking west from Little Water Peak at the Mill Creek Canyon watershed and Great Salt Lake. Snowmelt provides approximately 75% of the flow in Wasatch Front streams.
2008-02-08
A spring creates a waterfall on the grounds of Log Haven Restaurant.
2008-10-01
Mill Creek Canyon is one of the few canyons open to dogs.
2008-10-01
A monument commemorates the construction of a flour mill by John Neff in 1848. Part of one of the mill stones was used for the monument.
2008-05-19
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