Coyote Wells Valley

Source: CA DWR

Coyote Wells Valley


  • Basin Name
  • Coyote Wells Valley
  • Basin Number
  • 7-029
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Colorado River
  • Counties
  • Imperial, San Diego
  • Adjacent Basins
  • Imperial Valley 7-030, Ocotillo-Clark Valley 7-025, Borrego Valley - Ocotillo Wells 7-024.02, Vallecito-Carrizo Valley 7-028,


Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Coyote Wells Valley is 145,660 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 374 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of -8.02.

Coyote Wells Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 63 wells, of which approximately 5 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 100 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003: Bulletin 118 basin description

2014: CASGEM prioritization – very low. Comments: Basin is in overdraft (B-118). There are local fluoride issues and elevated TDS in some of the shallower wells in the basin

2018: Draft basin priority – very low. Comments:

  • 1) CASGEM/WDL/GWIDS: No data or data insufficent to determine GWL status. Source: DWR
  • 2) No available documentation on groundwater level decline past or present in the basin

2018 final basin prioritization: basin remains unchanged at very low priority.

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