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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
09523000 ALL-AMERICAN CANAL NEAR IMPERIAL DAM, AZ-CA
LOCATION - Lat 32°52'17", long 114°28'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 SW 1/4 NW 1/4 sec.17, T.15 S., R.24 E., Imperial County, CA, Hydrologic Unit 15030107, San Bernardino meridian, on left bank 6,000 ft downstream from intake at west end of Imperial Dam and 13.7 mi upstream from turnout to Yuma Main Canal.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1938 to current year. Prior to October 1939, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1313.
GAGE - A water-stage recorder.
COOPERATION - Mean daily discharge values are furnished by Imperial Irrigation District.
REMARKS - Record is rated good. All-American Canal diverts water from Colorado River at Imperial Dam. Water is used for power development and for irrigation in Yuma, Coachella, and Imperial Valleys. Diversions can be returned to the river through Pilot Knob powerplant and wasteway for power, regulatory purposes, or for downstream use in Mexico. First diversion to All-American Canal began October 1938, but prior to October 1940 was used only for priming canal.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily discharge, 14,400 ft³/s, April 17, July 15, 16, 1980; no flow at times.