A study of the gains or losses of nine canals near Beaver, Utah, was made to aid in the water allocation of the canal systems. The canals included in this study are Manderfield Ditch, Last Chance Canal, Christiansen Ditch, Mammoth Canal, City Ditch, Owens Ditch, South Field Ditch, Patterson Ditch and Aberdare Canal. Four sets of seepage measurements were made during 1974, but flow was observed in all nine canals only during the set of measurements made in June. Adjustments for fluctuations in flow in the canals were made from information obtained from water-stage recorders operated at selected locations along the canals during the time of each seepage run.
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Seepage study of canals in Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Utah
Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Rights
Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Water Science Center
iv, 45 p.
Aberdare Canal, Christiansen Ditch, City Ditch, Last Chance Canal, Mammoth Canal, Manderfield Ditch, Owens Ditch, Patterson Ditch, South Field Ditch