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Jordon and Salt Lake City Canal, over Little Cottonwood Creek, EUSE site 8, Salt Lake City area, Salt Lake County, Utah 1 | by Alan Cressler
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Jordon and Salt Lake City Canal, over Little Cottonwood Creek, EUSE site 8, Salt Lake City area, Salt Lake County, Utah 1

This is an image of the Jordon and Salt Lake City Canal as it crosses over Little Cottonwood Creek. The canal delivers water from the Jordon River, downstream of Utah Lake, to the Salt Lake City area. For more information on the history and current water use: www.slcgov.com/utilities/NewsEvents/news2000/news06062000...

 

On the day of my visit, There was over an inch of rain. A city worker opened a canal gate dumping Jordon River water into Little Cottonwood Creek to prevent flooding along the canal.

 

For more information: waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/inventory/?site_no=403755111514201

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Taken on April 18, 2011