Government Highline Canal Automation
|Location:||Grand Junction, Colorado|
|Sponsors:||U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Grand Junction|
|Reports Available:||ITRC Report No. R 03-009|
A 50-mile canal in Grand Junction, Colo., operated by the Grand Valley Water Users Assoc., has been modernized according to ITRC recommendations. An extensive engineering study involved placement of new gates, modeling the canal, designing of reservoir sites, a new SCADA system, etc. Close coordination was required with the GVWUA and local USBR office, along with other subcontractors (USBR technical office and Iowa Inst. of Hyd. Res.).
Click on the image below for a visual summary of the project.