Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 871

Office of the State Engineer Snow and water survey data

Dates: 1934-1957.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series contains correspondence, survey records, published statements, and forecast reports pertaining to snow and irrigation measurements in the state of Utah. Correspondence typically consists of snow survey work done in the field that is being reported back to the office of the State Engineer. A bulk of the series is comprised of published Federal-State Cooperative Snow Survey and Irrigation Water Forecast reports for both the Colorado River Drainage Basin and the state of Utah in general.

Arrangement

Chronological by date.

Related Records

Stream measurement data from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 873, contains stream measurement data compiled by the State Engineer that may directly link to the data in this series.

Underground water survey data from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 873, contains underground water survey data compiled by the State Engineer that may directly link to the data in this series.

Water supply surveys data from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 884, contains water supply survey data compiled by the State Engineer that may directly link to the data in this series.

River and stream water discharge data from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 884, contains river and stream water discharge data compiled by the State Engineer that may directly link to the data in this series.

Hydrographic survey field notes from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 884, contains records that reflect historic water conditions in Utah, similar to the historic snow survey data found in this series.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was physically processed, and finding aid drafted, by Jim Kichas in July 2014.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    BOX FOLDER DATE DESCRIPTION
    1 1 1934-1936 Snow Survey Correspondence and Reports
    1 2 1934-1936 Snow Survey Correspondence and Reports
    1 3 1934-1936 Snow Survey Correspondence and Reports
    1 4 1934-1936 Snow Survey Correspondence and Reports
    1 5 1942-1943 Federal and State Cooperative Snow Surveys
    1 6 1935 Snow Cover Conditions Over the Western United States
    1 7 1935 Utah Cooperative Snow Surveys - Location and Description of Snow Survey Courses
    1 8 1934 Water Supply Forecast for Utah
    1 9 1935 Utah Cooperative Snow Surveys and Water Supply Forecasts
    1 10 1935 Apr 1 A Statement of Probable Water Supply of Utah Streams
    1 11 1935 Jun 30 Water Supply Summary
    1 12 1935-1936 Statement of Water Supply for the Water Sheds of Utah
    1 13 1936 Utah Cooperative Snow Surveys and Water-Supply Forecasts
    1 14 1940 Utah Cooperative Snow Surveys and Water-Supply Forecasts
    1 15 1941 Utah Cooperative Snow Surveys and Water-Supply Forecasts
    1 16 1943 Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for the Colorado River Drainage System
    2 1 1948 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 2 1950 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 3 1951 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for the Colorado River Drainage Basin
    2 4 1951 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 5 1951 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for the Colorado River Drainage Basin
    2 6 1952 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 7 1953 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 8 1954 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 9 1924-1954 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys Summary for Utah
    2 10 1955 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for the Colorado River Drainage Basin
    2 11 1955 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 12 1956 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah
    2 13 1957 Federal-State Cooperative Snow Surveys and Irrigation Water Forecasts for Utah