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Perennial/Intermittent Streams and Springs in the Bonita Creek Basin

Major and minor springs with discharge rates and date of measurement, and the total number of springs in the basin are shown in Table 3.2-3.  The locations of major springs and perennial and intermittent streams are shown on Figure 3.2-5.  Descriptions of data sources and methods for intermittent and perennial reaches and springs are found in Volume 1, Appendix A.  Additional information on surface water in this basin can be found in Section 3.2.4 - Surface Water Conditions and Section 3.0.2 - Surface Water Hydrology.

  • There is one perennial stream, Bonita Creek, located in the southern portion of the basin. 

  • The basin contains one major spring located on the northeastern boundary of the basin with a measured discharge of 20 gallons per minute (gpm) or greater at any time.

  • Springs with measured discharge of 1 to 10 gpm are not mapped but coordinates are given in Table 3.2-3B.  There are four minor springs identified in this basin.

  • Listed discharge rates may not be indicative of current conditions.  The measurement for the major spring was taken in 1951 and only one of the four minor spring measurements post-date 1984.

  • The total number of springs, regardless of discharge, identified by the USGS varies from 37 to 41, depending on the database reference.

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Bonita Creek Basin

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Perennial/Intermittent Streams and

Major (>10gpm) Springs


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