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Colorado River problem
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THE COLORADO RIVER PROBLEM 343 TABLE 18.—Data on Boulder Canyon and Mohave Reservoirs. Boulder Canton Reservoir. Maximum elevation of pool above sea level, in feet. Minimum elevation of pool above sea level, in feet. Height of dam above low water, in feet. Mean head available for power, in feet. Storage available for flood protection, in acre-feet. Mean area of reservoir exposed to evaporation, in acres. Evaporation loss per year at 5 ft., in acre-feet. Present evaporation loss, in acre-feet. Increase of evaporation loss, in acre-feet. Acres that could be irrigated with water lost. Horse-power available, (mean head x 1,210). 905 905 1,030 1,250 1,250 1,250 1,250 905 1,030 1,250 1,155 1,225 1,235 260 345 385 605 605 605 605 260 345 385 605 550 580 590 0 0 0 0 8,000,000 4,000,000 2,350,000 35,000 37,000 68,000 160,000 130,000 145,000 155,000 175,000 185,000 340,000 800,000 650,000 725,000 775,000 35,000 40,000 40,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 140,000 145,000 300, 000 750,000 600,000 675,000 725,000 31,000 32 ,000 67,000 167,000 133,000 150,000 161,000 315,000 418,000 466,000 732,000 667,000 702,000 714,000 Mohave Reservoir. 425 525 425 100 4,340,000 68,000 340,000 310,000 30,000 7,000 0 525 470 100 4,000,000 71,000 355,000 310,000 45,000 10,000 0 545 425 120 6,125,000 68,750 343,750 310 ,000 33,750 7,500 0 545 490 120 80 4,000,000 72,800 364,000 310,000 54,000 12,000 97,000 582 425 157 10,000,000 88,000 440,000 350,000 90,000 20,000 0 605 425 180 12,800,000 97,000 485,000 350,000 135,000 30,000 0 605 530 180 125 8,000,000 98,000 490,000 350,000 140,000 31,000 151,000 605 545 180 155 4,000,000 113,000 565, 000 850,000 215,000 48,000 187,000 Note.—Average evaporation loss, Topock to Yuma, for 1932-23, 1,770,000 acre-ft.; overflowed area, 306,000 acres. Overflow area: Mohave Valley, 62,500 acres; Cottonwood Valley, 9,500 acres; total, 72,000 acres. Present evaporation loss may be taken as: Mohave Valley, 310,000 acre-ft.; Cotton wood Valley, 40,000 acre-ft.; total, 350,000 acre-ft.

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