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RVID canal opens after three-week flood repair

Jun 30, 2017 From staff reports

The Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal reopened Thursday,, when about 140 cubic feet of water per second began flowing to member farmers' ...


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Water curled into the newly built section of the Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal Thursday after a 1,600-foot dike was completed to restore the channel destroyed earlier this month by flooding. The new headgate on the Wind River is visible at the start of the new portion of the ditch. To the left of the river and dike is land that was inundated by flooding. Photo by Chuck Hoelzen

Water curled into the newly built section of the Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal Thursday after a 1,600-foot dike was completed to restore the channel destroyed earlier this month by flooding. The new headgate on the Wind River is visible at the start of the new portion of the ditch. To the left of the river and dike is land that was inundated by flooding. Photo by Chuck Hoelzen


Water curled into the newly built section of the Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal Thursday after a 1,600-foot dike was completed to restore the channel destroyed earlier this month by flooding. The new headgate on the Wind River is visible at the start of the new portion of the ditch. To the left of the river and dike is land that was inundated by flooding. Photo by Chuck Hoelzen

Water curled into the newly built section of the Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal Thursday after a 1,600-foot dike was completed to restore the channel destroyed earlier this month by flooding. The new headgate on the Wind River is visible at the start of the new portion of the ditch. To the left of the river and dike is land that was inundated by flooding. Photo by Chuck Hoelzen

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