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Surface Water Conditions in the Dripping Springs Wash Basin

Streamflow data, including average seasonal flow, average annual flow and other information is shown in Table 3.6-2.  Flood ALERT equipment in the basin is shown on Table 3.6-3.  Reservoir and stockpond data are shown in Table 3.6-4.   The location of streamflow gages identified by USGS number, flood ALERT equipment and USGS runoff contours are shown on Figure 3.6-4.  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 3.6.5 - 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.  

Streamflow Data

  • Refer to Table 3.6-2.
  • Data from one real-time station located at the Gila River below Coolidge Dam are shown on the table and on Figure 3.6-4.

  • The average seasonal flow is similar in most seasons due to controlled releases from Coolidge Dam.

  • Maximum annual flow was 1,681,500 acre-feet in 1993 and minimum annual flow was 27,590 acre-feet in 1929. 

Flood ALERT Equipment

  • Refer to Table 3.6-3.
  • There is one station in the basin as of October 2005.

Reservoirs and Stockponds

  • Refer to Table 3.6-4.
  • There are no reservoirs in this basin.
  • There are 79 registered stockponds in this basin.

Runoff Contour

  • Refer to Figure 3.6-4.
  • Average annual runoff is 0.5 inches, or 26.65 acre-feet per square mile, in this basin.

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Click to view Table 3.6-2 Streamflow Data for the

Dripping Springs Wash Basin

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Click to view Table 3.6-3 Flood ALERT Equipment in  the

Dripping Springs Wash Basin

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Click to view Table 3.6-4 Reservoirs and Stockponds in the

Dripping Springs Wash Basin

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Click to view Figure 3.6-4 Dripping Springs Wash

Surface Water Conditions

 

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