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Perennial/Intermittent Streams and Springs in the Yuma Basin

The total number of springs in the basin are shown in Table 7.11-4.  The locations of perennial streams are shown on Figure 7.11-6.   A description of data sources and methods for intermittent and perennial reaches is found in Volume 1, Section 1.3.16.  Descriptions of data sources and methods for intermittent and perennial reaches and springs are found in Volume 1, Appendix A.

  • There are two perennial streams in this basin, the Colorado River and most of the Gila River.  A small reach of the Gila River, located on the eastern basin boundary, is intermittent.
  • There are no major or minor springs in the basin.
  • The total number of springs, regardless of discharge, identified by the USGS is one.

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Table 7.11-4 Springs in the Yuma Basin

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Figure 7.11-6 Yuma Basin Perennial/Intermittent and Major (>10gpm) Springs

 

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