Diversion Dam

Diversion Dam (HMEXN)

Location: Boise, ID 83716 Ada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 32.34', W 116° 5.562'

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Diversion Dam was completed in 1909 to lift water into an already constructed New York canal system, greatly expanding its irrigated farmlands.

After a quarter century of failure to dig a large canal above Diversion Dam, United States Reclamation Service funding enabled a group of Boise Valley irrigation districts to complete this project. Then in 1912, a generating plant was installed to provide power to construct Arrowrock Dam. It has been preserved as an historical display by Bureau of Reclamation staff.
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
Marker Number343
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 573302 N 4821072
Decimal Degrees43.53900000, -116.09270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 32.34', W 116° 5.562'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 32' 20.40" N, 116° 5' 33.72" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15464 Boise River Greenbelt, Boise ID 83716, US
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