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Cultural Water Demand in the Meadview Basin

Cultural water demand data including population, number of wells and the average well pumpage and surface water diversions by the municipal, industrial and agricultural sectors are shown in Table 4.7-7.  There are no wastewater treatment plants in this basin.  Figure 4.7-10 shows the location of demand centers.  A description of cultural water demand data sources and methods is found in Volume 1, Appendix A.  More detailed information on cultural water demands is found in Section 4.0.7.  For information on gpcd and annual water demand by individual community water systems in this basin see ADWR's Community Water System Program annual water use reporting summary.

Cultural Water Demands

  • Population in this basin is minimal but has increased since 1980, from 104 in 1980 to 823 in 2000. 

  • There are no reported surface water diversions in this basin.  Groundwater use in this basin is minimal, with current use similar to historical use.  An average of less than 300 AFA  during 2001-2005.

  • The only demand center identified by USGS Gap in the basin is low intensity municipal and industrial located east of Pierce Ferry Road, however low intensity M&I is also found north of this center along Pierce Ferry Road, including at Meadview, to the Lake Mead NRA boundary.

  • As of 2005 there were 21 registered wells with a pumping capacity of less than or equal to 35 gpm and 15 wells with a pumping capacity of more than 35 gpm.

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Click to view Table 4.7-7 Cultural Water Demand in the

Meadview Basin

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Click for Figure 4.7-10 Meadview Basin Cultural Water Demand

 

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