Eastern Mojave Vegetation Wyoming Transbasin Water Transfer  
 

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Wyoming Trans-Basin Water Transfer

 

Other articles: Colorado Trans-Basin Water Transfer 10010  

This article is intended as a companion to another describing trans-basin water transfers in Colorado.

 

 

   

South Pass

 

Literature Cited:
- Tyrrell, Pat, n. d..

Other articles: Field Notes 4 Sept 2018 Emigrant Trail at South Pass

Locations: Summit of the Original South Pass.  

I discovered this trans-basin water transfer facility quite by accident when searching for the original summit of South Pass.

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How water gets diverted from the Sweetwater River.
 
  The source of water for this ditch is two places on the Sweetwater River just south of Wyoming Highway 28.

 

Other articles: Field Notes 4 Sept 2018 Emigrant Trail at South Pass

Locations: Summit of the Original South Pass.
Full Size ImageA ditch carries Sweetwater River water across the continental divide.  

The water crosses the Continental Divide at the Summit of the Original South Pass.

 

  Water is delivered by ditch to the Pacific Number 1 Reservoir.

 

 

 

   

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Tyrrell, Pat. n. d.. Major Reservoir Information. Green River Basin Water Plan. Cheyenne, WY: Wyoming Water Development Office, no date. {TAS-pdf} Date retrieved: 28 Sept 2018, http://waterplan.state.wy.us/plan/green/techmemos/reservoir.html
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Date and time this article was prepared: 12/29/2018 10:45:46 AM