Spreading Facility Information
SAN GABRIEL CANYON SPREADING GROUNDS
BASIN TYPE:
Deep
No. OF BASINS:
2
SEASON FIRST USED:
1917
AREA
 
GROSS:
165 ACRES
WETTED:
140.0 ACRES
CAPACITIES
 
CHANNEL**:
98,000 cfs CFS
INTAKES:
150 cfs
STORAGE:
8170 AF
PERCOLATION*:
50 CFS
LOCATION:
Easterly side of San Gabriel River. Below mouth of San Gabriel Canyon. North of the City of Azusa.
SOURCE OF WATER:
San Gabriel River controlled releases from Cogswell Dam, San Gabriel Dam and Morris Dam. Committee of Nine surplus flows and imported water.
REMARKS:
There are 2 intake to this facility, one is fed from surplus 'Committee of Nine' flows, the other is from the river into basin No. 2.
* The capacity listed is estimates of infiltration rates.
** Design capacity of main channel.

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