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Water Adequacy Determinations in the Gila Bend Basin

Water adequacy determination information including the subdivision name, location, number of lots, adequacy determination, reason for an inadequacy determination, date of determination and subdivision water provider are shown in Table 7.2-10Figure 7.2-11 shows the general locations of subdivisions (to the section level) keyed to the Table.  A description of the Water Adequacy Program is found in Volume 1, Appendix C.  Adequacy determination data sources and methods are found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

  • All subdivisions receiving an adequacy determination are in Maricopa County.  Six water adequacy determinations for 222 lots have been made in this basin through December 2008. Forty-three lots, or 18%, were determined to be adequate.
  • Reasons for a determination of inadequacy included water quality and because the applicant chose not to submit necessary information and/or available hydrologic data were insufficient to make a determination.
  • There are five analyses of adequate water supply for a total of 37,577 lots.

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Table 7.2-10 Water Adequacy Determinations in the

Gila Bend Basin

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Figure 7.2-11 Gila Bend Basin Adequacy Determinations

 

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