Palo Verde Valley
- Basin Name
- Palo Verde Valley
- Basin Number
- SGMA Basin Priority
- Very Low
- Critically Overdrafted
- Hydrologic Region Name
- Colorado River
- Imperial, Riverside
Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Palo Verde Valley is 72,934 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 7,459 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 17.71. Palo Verde Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 142 wells, of which approximately 15 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 0.81 percent of the basin’s water supply.
2014: CASGEM basin prioritization – low. Comment: Some elevated TDS in groundwater makes water unsuitable for domestic or irrigation practices (B-118)
2018: Basin prioritization – 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 priority changed to very low priority.