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Perennial/Intermittent Streams and Springs in the San Rafael Basin

Minor springs with discharge rates and date of measurement, and the total number of springs in the basin are shown in Table 3.12-4.  There are no major springs identified in this basin. The locations of perennial and intermittent streams are shown on Figure 3.12-5.   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 3.12.4 - Surface Water Conditions and Section 3.0.2 - Surface Water Hydrology.

  • There is one perennial stream, the Santa Cruz River, located east of Lochiel. This reach is the headwaters of the Santa Cruz River.

  • Several intermittent streams are located in the eastern portion of the basin.

  • There is one minor spring in the basin.

  • The unnamed spring was last measured in 1981 and its listed discharge rate may not be indicative of current conditions. 

  • The total number of springs identified by the USGS varies from 23 to 24, depending on the database reference.

Click to view Table 3.12-4

Click to view Table 3.12-4 Springs in the San Rafael Basin

Click to view Figure 3.12-5

Click to view Figure 3.12-5 San Rafael Basin Perennial/Intermittent Streams and Major (>10gpm) Springs

 

 

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