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Surface Water Conditions in the Shivwits Plateau 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 6.5-1. The USGS runoff contours and large reservoirs are shown on Figure 6.5-4.  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 6.5.5 - Perennial/Intermittent Streams and Springs and Section 6.0.2 - Surface Water Hydrology. Where available, the header for each section provides a link to the data web site.

Reservoirs and Stockponds

  • Refer to Table 6.5-1.
  • The only large reservoir in the basin is Wolf Hole with a maximum surface area of 58 acres.  This reservoir is used for fire protection or as a stock or farm pond.

  • Surface water is stored or could be stored in two small reservoirs.

  • There are 369 registered stockponds in this basin.

Runoff Contour

  • Refer to Figure 6.5-4.
  • Average annual runoff is highest, 0.5 inches per year or 26.65 acre-feet per square mile, in the northwestern portion of the basin near Mud Mountain Road and decreases to 0.1 inches, or 5.33 acre-feet per square mile, in the southernmost and central portions of the basin. 



Click to view Table 6.5-1

Click to view Table 6.5-1 Reservoirs and Stockponds in the

Shivwits Plateau Basin

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Click to view Figure 6.5-4 Shivwits Plateau Basin

Surface Water Conditions




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