Spreading Facility Information
BIG DALTON SPREADING GROUNDS
BASIN TYPE:
Shallow
No. OF BASINS:
9
SEASON FIRST USED:
1930-31
AREA
 
GROSS:
24 ACRES
WETTED:
8.0 ACRES
CAPACITIES
 
CHANNEL**:
5,000 cfs CFS
INTAKES:
45 cfs
STORAGE:
12 AF
PERCOLATION*:
12 CFS
LOCATION:
Westerly side of Big Dalton Wash, 1/2 mile above Sierra Madre Ave.
SOURCE OF WATER:
Controlled flows from Big Dalton Dam and Big Dalton Debris Basin.
REMARKS:
* The capacity listed is estimates of infiltration rates.
** Design capacity of main channel.

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