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Causey Dam  -  More info at: http://on.doi.gov/1jv6TDM

The Strawberry Valley Project comprises about 45,000 irrigable acres centered around Spanish Fork, Utah. This project provided the first large-scale transmountain diversion from the Colorado River Basin to the Bonneville Basin. It also was one of the earliest Reclamation projects to develop hydroelectric energy. http://on.doi.gov/18JPhyR

Hyrum Dam and Reservoir are located in Utah on the Little Bear River just south of Hyrum City. The dam is a rolled earth and rockfill structure.The construction period was 1934 to 1935. For more information: http://on.doi.gov/18VkIXz

As we remember JFK today, we are also reminded of the number of milestone events he participated in with the Bureau of Reclamation during his term in office. This video includes his very amusing ad-lib remarks at the event on September 27, 1963, in Salt Lake City which started the first generator at Flaming Gorge Dam.

Glen Canyon Dam 2013 High Flow Experimental Release - The Department of the Interior has conducted the second high flow experimental release from Glen Canyon Dam under the innovative science-based protocol approved in 2012. The protocol calls for conducting more frequent high flow experimental releases from the dam timed to occur following sediment inputs to the Colorado River from downstream tributaries. http://on.doi.gov/1aATKAo

2013 Glen Canyon High Flow Event   http://on.doi.gov/1aATKAo

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