Water accumulation and the release of water from resevoirs above DMAD was far above normal in 1983. On June 23, the flow through DMAD (shown here) started to erode around an old spillway. It tore out both bridges, the flumes and Gunnison Bend spillway;
Delta (Utah); Sevier River (Utah);
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Delta Flood 1983
Jane Beckwith collection
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