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Project Data
Land Areas (1992)
Area Irrigated and Crop Value

 

  

Project # 859

 

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Serviceacres
Supplemental Service0 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms 
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Landsacres
Total Irrigable Landsacres

 

Population Served:
Farm Population Served 
Non-Farm Population Served 
Total Population Served 

 

  
  

 

  
  

 

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
19832,606614,038
19842,615938,180
19852,2401,020,795
19862,1731,122,823
19872,0542,321,165
19882,0381,905,651
19892,0481,910,533
19902,1812,495,046
19911,9591,969,407
19921,886664,160

 

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

 

   

 

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions



Streamflow

North Fork American River at North Fork Dam, California (USGS)
Sacramento River at Verona, California (USGS)
Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)
Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Great Basin and California
Drought Index

Palmer Drought Index Map
Explanation of Palmer Drought Severity Index (Text)

 


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal13.95 in
Maximum - 198326.65 in
Minimum - 19765.60 in
Stockton, California 1961-1990 

 

Temperature
Mean Annual61.5 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/14/1972114 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/11/194916 ?F
Stockton, California 1948-1996 
Growing Season242 days
Elevation of irrigable area85 - 1,292 ft

 

North Fork of the American River
Drainage area at Auburn damsite973 mi2
Annual discharge 
Maximum acre-ft
Minimum acre-ft
Average acre-ft

 

Streamflows

North Fork American River below Auburn Damsite, California (USGS)
North Shirttail Canyon Creek
Drainage area at Sugar Pine Dam9 mi2
Annual discharge 
Maximum acre-ft
Minimum acre-ft
Average acre-ft

 

Streamflows

North Shirttail Creek near Dutch Flat, California (USGS)

 

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Project Water Quality

Lower American

Lower Sacramento

North Fork American

South Fork American

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Carriage Facilities
Pumping Plants

 

   

 

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams2
Canals26.7 mi

 

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Storage Facilities

Auburn Dam - Proposed

http://www.usbr.gov/dataweb/dams/ca82905.htm

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Carriage Facilities
Folsom South Canal
LocationFrom Nimbus Dam, near Sacramento, California, southward, paralleling and to the east of State Highway 99.
Construction period1970-1983
Length: 
Constructed26.7 mi
To be constructed42 mi
Capacity3,500 cfs
Section - Initial reach 
Bottom width34 ft
Side slopes1.5:1
Water depth17.8 ft

 

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Pumping Plants
     

 

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Last updated: Mar 27, 2009