months, stage and discharge may be affected by ice in the
channel. Data values reported on these pages may be
significantly higher or lower than the actual streamflow.
Adjustments to the data will be done after detailed analyses.
Ice affected values identified on graphs (•) may be viewed by choosing the table
output format. If you have questions about these values,
please contact the
Idaho Water Data Maintainer.
USGS 13106500 SALMON RIVER CANAL CO RES NR ROGERSON ID
LOCATION.--Lat 42° 12'44", long 114° 44'00" (NAD83) in NE1/4 sec.18,
T.14 S., R.15 E., Twin Falls County, Salmon Butte quad., Hydrologic Unit 17040213,
U.S. Bureau of Land Management lands, at Salmon Falls Dam on Salmon Falls Creek,
7.5 mi west of Rogerson, and at mile 46.0.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,610 mi2, approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1922 to current year.
GAGE.--Datum of gage is 4,945.8 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by gravity-section concrete-arch dam completed in 1911;
storage began in 1910. Usable capacity, 182,650 acre-ft between gage heights 0.0
(bottom of outlet tunnel) and 80.0 ft, maximum operating level.
Dead storage, 48,000 acre-ft. Reservoir spilled May 11 to June 29, 1984, and
Apr. 22-30, 1985, the first times since construction in 1911. Water is used
for irrigation of lands in Salmon River Canal Co. project.
Figures given herein represent usable contents.
COOPERATION.--Gage readings and capacity table provided by Salmon River Canal Co.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum contents observed, 180,600 acre-ft June 20,
July 2, 3, 1984, gage height, 79.40 ft; minimum observed, 125 acre-ft Sept. 21 to
Oct. 5, 1934, gage height, 0.1 ft.
Station operated in cooperation with Salmon River Canal Company.
This station managed by the Boise Field Office. email@example.com; 208 387-1335.