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

  

Project # 921

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 San Luis Reservoir



Streamflow

Panoche Creek at I-5 near Silver Creek, 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
Normal20.82 in
Maximum - 198337.76 in
Minimum - 197711.17 in
Gilroy, California 1961-1990

Temperature
Mean Annual59.9 ?F
Daily Maximum - 07/15/1972115 ?F
Daily Maximum - 12/22/199017 ?F
Gilroy, California 1957-1996
Growing Season345 days
Elevation of irrigable area234 ft

San Luis Creek
Drainage area at San Luis Dam84.6 mi2
Annual discharge
Maximumacre-ft
Minimumacre-ft
Averageacre-ft

Streamflows: San Luis Creek near Los Banos, California (USGS)

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Project Water Quality

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=18060002

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=18040014

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/huc.cfm?huc_code=18060001

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Facilities in Operation
Storage Facilities
Carriage Facilities
Pumping Plants

  

Facilities in Operation
Storage Dams1
Diversion Dams56.6 mi
Powerplants2

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Storage Facilities

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Carriage Facilities
Hollister Conduit
LocationFrom the Pacheco Conduit to the San Justo Reservoir
Construction periodSection 1 - 1.7 miles completed.
Section 2 - Proposed for 850 calendar days.
Length19.5 mi
Capacity83 cfs

Pacheco Conduit
LocationFrom Pacheco tunnel outlet to bifurication of Santa Clara and Hollister Conduits.
Construction periodSection 1 - Proposed for 760 calendar days.
Section 2 - Proposed for 1,040 calendar days.
Length7.9 mi
Capacity480 cfs

Pacheco Tunnel
LocationFrom San Luis Reservoir through the Diablo Mountain Range.
Construction periodFirst 1.8 miles completed in 1968
5.3 miles under construction.
Length7.1 mi
Capacity480 cfs
Cross sectionCircular
Diameter9.5 ft
Lining typeConcrete
Lining thickness8-18 in

Santa Clara Tunnel and Conduit
LocationFrom Pachco Conduit to Coyote Pumping Plant.
Construction periodSection 1 - Proposed for 810 calendar days.
Section 2 - Proposed for 1,490 calendar days.
Tunnel - Under construction.
Length22.1 mi
Capacity330 cfs

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Pumping Plants
DesignationNumber of unitsTotal capacity, cfsTotal dynamic head, feetTotal horsepower
Pacheco1250430624,000
Coyote634223012,000

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Last updated: Apr 21, 2011