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

  

Project # 25

Land Areas (1992)
Irrigable area:
Full Irrigation Service61,239 acres
Supplemental Service22,365 acres
Temporary Irrigation Service0 acres
Number of Irrigated Farms2,090
Residential, Commercial, Industrial Lands177,761 acres
Total Irrigable Lands261,365 acres

Population Served:
Farm Population Served9,406
Non-Farm Population Served1,990,973
Total Population Served2,000,379

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Area Irrigated and Crop Value
YearActual Area Irrigated (Acres)Crop Value (Dollars)
198382,692103,055,428
198490,194111,696,162
198576,51699,676,930
198664,40482,225,212
198760,48990,087,219
198863,97381,519,208
198963,46980,162,127
199065,16081,301,685
199164,93283,453,076
199265,929105,748,829

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Project Water Supply
Project Water Quality

  

Project Water Supply

Current Conditions



Streamflow

Salt River below Stewart Mountain Dam, Arizona (USGS)
Verde River below Bartlett Dam, Arizona (USGS)
Streamflow Forecast Map

Spring and Summer (NRCS)
Snowpack Information

Mountain Snowpack Maps for Colorado River Basin
Drought Index

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


Historic Conditions

Annual Precipitation
Normal7.66 in
Maximum - 197815.23 in
Minimum - 19773.16 in
Phoenix, Arizona 1961-1990

Temperature
Mean Annual72.4 ?F
Daily Maximum - 06/26/1990122 ?F
Daily Minimum - 01/05/195017 ?F
Phoenix, Arizona 1948-1996
Growing Season304 days
Elevation of irrigable area900 - 1,300 ft

Salt River
Drainage area at Roosevelt Dam5,824 mi2
Annual discharge at Roosevelt Dam:
Maximum - 19162,729,200 acre-ft
Minimum - 1913496,500 acre-ft
Average - 1,007,285 acre-ft
Annual discharge at Mormon Flat Dam:
Maximum - 1928787,410 acre-ft
Minimum - 1929549,750 acre-ft
Average - 619,186 acre-ft
Annual discharge at Stewart Mountain Dam:
Maximum - 19731,445,667 acre-ft
Minimum - 1952248,127 acre-ft
Average - 608,562 acre-ft

Verde River
Drainage area at Bartlett Dam6,160 mi2
Annual discharge:
Maximum - 19731,116,162 acre-ft
Minimum - 1961126,291 acre-ft
Average - 358,078 acre-ft

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Project Water Quality

Lower Salt

Lower Verde

Tonto

Upper Salt

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

  

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams6
Diversion Dams1
Canals131 mi
Laterals876 mi
Pumping units for wells278
Hydroelectric powerplants5
Thermal powerplants4
Thermal powerplants - participantTransmission lines
1,183 miSubstations

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Storage Facilities

Bartlett Dam

Horse Mesa Dam

Horseshoe Dam

Mormon Flat Dam

Stewart Mountain Dam

Theodore Roosevelt Dam

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Diversion Facilities
http://www.usbr.gov/dataweb/dams/az10316.htm
Type:Concrete ogee weir, embankment wings
LocationOn the Salt River, 22 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona.
Year Completed1908
Dimensions:
Structural height29 ft
Hydraulic height18 ft
Weir crest length1,000 ft
Volume35,000 yd3
Sluiceway:
North Side Canal:Four 15 by 9 ft slide gates.
South Side Canal:Nine 7 by 5 ft slide gates.
Diversion Capacity:
North Side Canal:2,000 cfs
South Side Canal:1,600 cfs

Power Canal Diversion Dam1
Type:Concrete weir, embankment wings
LocationOn the Salt River, near Livingstone, Arizona Year completed: 1906. Reconstructed in 1936-1937 and further modified in 1937-1938.
Year Completed1937-1938
Dimensions:
Structural height12 ft
Hydraulic height8 ft
Total Crest Length862 ft
Weir crest length500 feet
Weir Crest Elevation2,180.3 ft
Volume16,000 yd3
Sluiceway:Four (7 by 9.75 foot) slide gates.
Headworks:Three (7 by 5.25 foot) slide gates.
Diversion Capacity:220 cfs

1 The diversion dam is no longer in use and the headworks were sealed off in 1941

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Carriage Facilities
Arizona Canal
LocationGenerally west from Granite Reef Diversion Dam, 22 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona.
Construction period1883-1884. Enlarged by Reclamation, 1911-1912
Length38.5 mi
Diversion capacity2,000 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width70 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth5.2 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width50 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth6.8 ft
Lining thickness1.5 in

Grand Canal
LocationFrom point on Arizona Canal, about 4 miles north of Tempe, Arizona, south to Tempe, then northwest through Phoenix to New River.
Construction period1878. Enlarged during 1907-1913
Length22.3 mi
Diversion capacity900 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width35 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth5 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width28 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth5 ft
Lining thickness1.25 in

South Canal
LocationFrom Granite Reef Diversion Dam southwest to Mesa, Arizona, where the canal divides into the Consolidated and Tempe Canals.
Construction period1889
Length10.1 mi
Diversion capacity1,650 cfs
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width63 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth8 ft
Lining thickness1.25 in

Consolidated Canal
LocationGenerally south from South Canal division gates near Mesa, Arizona.
Construction period1925-1927
Length18.4 mi
Diversion capacity1,325 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width40 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth5 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width60 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth8 ft
Lining thickness1.5 in

Eastern Canal
LocationEast of and generally paralleling the Consolidated Canal south from South Canal at South Consolidated Powerplant.
Construction period1889. Lined in 1925-1927
Length14.5 mi
Diversion capacity325 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width31 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth4.2 ft
Lining thickness1.25 in

Tempe Canal
LocationGenerally southwest from South Canal at division gates near Mesa, Arizona.
Construction period1871. Enlarged 1926-1927
Length9.3 mi
Diversion capacity600 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width45 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth4 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width34 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth4 ft
Lining thickness2 in

Western Canal
LocationWest from Tempe Canal near Tempe, Arizona.
Construction period1911-1913
Length14.4 mi
Diversion capacity550 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width35 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth4.5 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width35 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Water depth4 ft
Lining thickness1.25 in

Cross Cut Canal
LocationFrom Arizona Canal south to Grand Canal near Tempe, Arizona.
Construction period1912-1913
Length3.5 mi
Diversion capacity400 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width38 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth4.1 ft
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width16 ft
Side slopes1:1
Water depth6 ft
Lining thickness4.5 in

Power Canal - Abandoned in 1941
LocationFrom Power Canal Diversion Dam on Salt River about 60 miles east of Phoenix, Arizona, west along Theodore Roosevelt Reservoir to Theodore Roosevelt Dam.
Construction period1902-1903. Enlarged in 1911-1912
Length19.3 mi
Diversion capacity225 cfs
Typical section in earth:
Bottom width15 ft
Side slopes0.25:1
Typical section, concrete lined:
Bottom width10 ft
Side slopes0.75:1
Lining thickness2 in

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Pumping Plants
DesignationNumber of unitsTotal capacity, cfsTotal dynamic head, ftTotal horsepower
Well Pumpig Divisions:
Northside130437.7928021,385
Southside115546.9532429,355
P&H321.97125450
Booster plants:
Highline8125.00421,500
Distribution850.175160

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Power Facilities

Theodore Roosevelt Powerplant

Horse Mesa Powerplant

Mormon Flat Powerplant

Stewart Mountain Powerplant

Crosscut Powerplant - Hydro

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Last updated: May 16, 2011