Yuma Valley

Source: CA DWR

Yuma Valley


  • Basin Name
  • Yuma Valley
  • Basin Number
  • 7-036
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Colorado River
  • Counties
  • Imperial
  • Adjacent Basins


Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Yuma Valley is 123,881 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 3,143 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of -13.71.

Yuma Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 20 wells, of which approximately 7 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 1.11 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2004: Bulletin 118 basin description

2014: CASGEM basin prioritization – very low

2018: Draft 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 at very low priority.

GSA Information

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