Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology

East Canyon Reservoir is a man-made lake located in Morgan County, Utah. It was originally built in 1929 for irrigation purposes, but today it serves as a popular recreational destination for fishing, boating, and camping. The reservoir is fed by East Canyon Creek and several small tributaries, with a total inflow of approximately 16,000 acre-feet per year. The primary surface flow provider is East Canyon Creek, which originates in the Wasatch Mountains and flows through a narrow canyon before entering the reservoir. Snowpack also contributes significantly to the reservoir's water supply, with an average annual snowfall of 400 inches in the surrounding mountains. East Canyon Reservoir is also used for agricultural purposes, with water diverted for irrigation in the surrounding area.

July 19, 2024







Storage 24hr Change -0.35%
Percent of Normal 113%
Minimum 17,454.07 acre-ft
Maximum 50,455.38 acre-ft
Average 41,275 acre-ft
Nid_Height 260
Hydraulic_Height 195
Drainage_Area 145
Year_Completed 1965
Dam_Height 260
Structural_Height 260
Primary_Dam_Type Concrete
Foundations Rock
Surface_Area 684
Hazard_Potential High
Nid_Storage 58350
Dam_Length 436

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Maple Canyon 12 6,867 ft
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