Spreading Facility Information
BEN LOMOND SPREADING GROUNDS
BASIN TYPE:
Shallow
No. OF BASINS:
3
SEASON FIRST USED:
1958-59
AREA
 
GROSS:
24 ACRES
WETTED:
17.0 ACRES
CAPACITIES
 
CHANNEL**:
9,000 cfs CFS
INTAKES:
400 cfs
STORAGE:
168 AF
PERCOLATION*:
30 CFS
LOCATION:
North and south sides of San Dimas Wash Channel at southwesterly corner of intersection of Arrow Highway and Barranca Avenue.
SOURCE OF WATER:
Covina Irrigation Company, uncontrolled runoff, imported.
REMARKS:
Spreading grounds utilized to conserve excess Covina Irrigation Company water released from the Committee of Nine.
* The capacity listed is estimates of infiltration rates.
** Design capacity of main channel.

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