Pineview Dam is located in the Ogden River Canyon, 7 miles (11 km) east of Ogden, Utah. It was developed as a means of providing reliable irrigation to 25,000 acres (100 km²) located between the Wasatch mountains and the Great Salt Lake. It was built as part of the Ogden River Project, which included the Pineview Dam and Reservoir, Ogden Canyon Conduit, Ogden-Brigham Canal, South Ogden Highline Canal and a gravity-pressure distribution located in the South Ogden Conservation District.
... At present capacity, the Pineview Reservoir is capable of irrigating 24,801 acres (100.37 km²) of land ... The capacity of the dam and its ability to discharge water at up to 1,600 cubic feet (45 m3) per second into the Ogden River have proved beneficial during times of intense water accumulation ... Pineview also provides hydroelectric power to the grid via a 2,500 horsepower (1,860 kW), horizontal Francis turbine coupled to an 1,800 kW turbine ...
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