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Government Highline Canal Automation


 Date: 2001
 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.).


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Government Highline Canal

Goverment Highline Canal modernization for automated, on-demand deliveries