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

  

Project # 881

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

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)
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

  

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions

Reservoir Storage

California Data Exchange Center Reservoir Levels for New Melones Reservoir



Streamflow

Stanislaus River at Ripon, 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
Normal31.55 in
Maximum - 198362.10 in
Minimum - 197615.06 in
Sonora, California 1961-1990

Temperature
Mean Annual58.8 ?F
Daily Maximum - 06/22/1961113 ?F
Daily Minimum - 12/09/19728 ?F
Sonora, California 1931-1997
Growing Season200 days
Elevation of irrigable area2000 ft

Stanislaus River
Drainage area at New Melones Dammi2
Annual discharge
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

Streamflows: New Melones Powerplant blw New Melones Dam near Sonora, CA (USGS)
Daily flows: California Data Exchange Center -- New Melones Dam Outflows

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Project Water Quality

Upper Stanislaus

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Diversion Facilities
Power Facilities
Carriage Facilities
Pumping Plants

  

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams - Reclamation and Private14
Diversion Dams - Private3
Powerplants - Reclamation1

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Storage Facilities

Reclamation Facilities

New Melones Dam


Privately Owned Facilities

Beardsley Dam

Beardsley Afterbay Dam

Donnells Dam

Lake Alpine Dam

Lyons Dam

New Spicer Meadow Dam

Relief Dam

Stanislaus Afterbay Dam

Stanislaus Forebay Dam

Strawberry Dam

Tulloch Dam

Union Dam

Utica Dam

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Diversion Facilities

Privately Owned Facilities

Goodwin Diversion Dam

McKays Point Diversion Dam

North Fork Diversion Dam

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Power Facilities

Reclamation Facilities

New Melones Powerplant


Reclamation Facilities

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Carriage Facilities

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Pumping Plants

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Last updated: Apr 07, 2009