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Surface Water Conditions in the Aravaipa Canyon Basin

There are no streamflow data or flood ALERT equipment in this basin.  Reservoir and stockpond data, including maximum storage or maximum surface area, are shown in Table 3.1-1.  USGS runoff contours are shown on Figure 3.1-4.  Descriptions of stream, reservoir and stockpond data sources and methods are found in Volume 1, Appendix A. Additional information on surface water in this basin can be found in Section 3.1.5 - Perennial & Intermittent Streams and Springs and Section 3.0.2 - Surface Water Hydrology. Where available, the header for each section provides a link to the data web site.

Reservoirs and Stockponds

  • Refer to Table 3.1-1.
  • Surface water is stored or could be stored in four small reservoirs.
  • There are 349 registered stockponds in the basin.

Runoff Contour

  • Refer to Figure 3.1-4.
  • Average annual runoff varies from 0.5 inches per year, or 26.6 acre-feet per square mile along Aravaipa Creek to one inch per year, or 53.3 acre-feet per square mile in the southwestern portion of the basin.

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Aravaipa Canyon Basin

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Surface Water Conditions


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