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 57. PROJECT:Hidden Valley
LEVEL:New Application
SPONSOR:Midvale Irrigation District

The Midvale Irrigation District would like to convert approximately 7 miles of an open, unlined canal known as the Pilot Canal, into a gravity-pressurized pipeline serving the Hidden Valley area. Hidden Valley is located along the Wind River at the top end of Boysen Reservoir. The proposed system would include a small earthfill dam and regulation reservoir in the natural drainage below P36.8 wasteway.

When full the reservoir would provide a 2 day supply for Hidden Valley under full demand. The gravity pressurized system would serve approximately 2,200 acres and would conserve an estimated 13,000 acre-feet of water once flood irrigation is converted to sprinkler irrigation and conveyance efficiencies are increased.

The WWDC recommends the project be incorporated into the Rehabilitation Program at Level II with an appropriation of $100,000.

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