Cold Stream/Sierraville Creek: 3.2015
A diversion canal from the Little Truckee River
(source Webber Lake
) moves water to Cold Stream and Sierraville Creek to irrigate Sierra Valley
alfalfa farms. Diversion is decided by the Federal Water Master. On both occasions I was in the area, water was diverted. A short distance downstream from here Independence Creek
(source Independence Lake
) joins the Little Truckee River.
Perhaps Webber Lake
will irrigate Sierra Valley alfalfa farms
while Independence Lake
will feed the Little Truckee River
watershed bringing fresh drinking water to the Truckee Meadows, Fernley via the Derby Dam Diversion and Pyramid Lake.
Diversion channel with water coming from Little Truckee River/Webber Lake.
Diversion channel water heading to Sierra Valley.
Water diverted from Webber Lake
and the Little Truckee River
arrives in Sierraville on the way to Sierra Valley
VIDEO: Diversion ditch to Cold Stream/Sierraville Creek along Highway 89.
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