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Surface Water Conditions in the Lake Havasu Basin

This basin does not contain streamflow data.  Flood ALERT equipment in the basin is shown in Table 4.5-2.  Reservoir and stockpond data, including maximum storage or maximum surface area, are shown in Table 4.5-3.   The location of large reservoirs and flood ALERT gages are shown on Figure 4.5-4.  There are no runoff contours in this basin.  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 4.5.5 - Perennial/ Intermittent Streams and Springs and Section 4.0.2 - Surface Water Hydrology. Where available, the header for each section provides a link to the data web site.  

Flood ALERT Equipment

  • Refer to Table 4.5-2.
  • As of October 2005 there were four stations in the basin.

Reservoirs and Stockponds

  • Refer to Table 4.5-3.
  • The basin contains one large reservoir, Havasu, with a maximum capacity of 651,000 acre-feet.  Lake Havasu, created by Parker Dam, is operated for hydroelectric power generation, irrigation and water supply.
  • There are no other reservoirs or stockponds in this basin.

Click to view 4.5-2

Click to view Table 4.5-2 Flood ALERT Equipment in the Lake Havasu Basin

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Click to view Table 4.5-3 Reservoirs and Stockponds in the Lake Havasu Basin

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Click for Figure 4.5-4 Lake Havasu Basin Surface Water Conditions

 

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