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Adequacy Determinations in the Verde River Basin

Water adequacy determination information including the subdivision name, location, number of lots, adequacy determination, reason for the inadequacy determination, date of determination and subdivision water provider are shown in Table 5.5-10A and B for water reports and analysis of adequate water supply. Designated water provider information is shown in Table 5.5-10C with date of application, date the designation was issued and projected or annual estimated demand.  Figure 5.5-11 shows the general locations of subdivisions and designated providers for the entire basin.  Figures 5.5-11A-C show the location subdivisions and designated providers in each sub-basin keyed to the Table.  For a description of the Adequacy Program click here.  For adequacy determination data sources and methods see Volume 1, Appendix A.  For more information on adequacy determinations in the Agua Fria Basin see Section 5.0.5 - Population.

  • Four hundred and thirty-one water adequacy determinations have been made in this basin through December 2008.

    One hundred and thirty-three determinations of inadequacy have been made.

    The most common reason for an inadequacy was because the applicant did not submit the necessary information and/or the available hydrologic data were insufficient to make a determination.

    There are 11 Analysis of Adequate Water Supply applications for a total of 10,000 lots.

    There are five designated water providers with a total projected or annual estimated demand of 2,281 acre-feet.

    The number of lots receiving a water adequacy determination, by county, are:

County

Number of Subdivision Lots

Number of Lots Determined to be Adequate

Percent Adequate

Coconino County

5,600

4,828

86%

Gila County

>5,743

>1,294

~24%

Maricopa County

20

20

100%

Yavapai County

>20,996

>18,419

~88%

Click to view Table 5.5-10

Click to view Table 5.5-10 Adequacy Determinations in the Verde River Basin

Click to view Figure 5.5-11

Click to view Figure 5.5-11 Verde River Basin

Adequacy Determinations

Click to view Figure 5.5-11a

Click to view Figure 5.5-11a Big Chino Sub-basin Adequacy Determinations

Click to view Figure 5.5-11b

Click to view Figure 5.5-11b Verde Canyon Sub-basin Adequacy Determinations

Click to view Figure 5.5-11c

Click to view Figure 5.5-11c Verde Valley Sub-basin Adequacy Determinations

 

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References and Supplemental Reading for the Verde River Basin

Colorado River Central Highlands Planning Area Download entire Central Highlands Planning Area Atlas in pdf Verde River above Paulden Oak Creek