MAPS Files

Big Chino Aquifer Map

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Big Chino Watershed and the Prescott AMA

Map displaying the Big Chino Watershed and the Prescott AMA. View Document.

Colorado River Watershed

Map of Colorado River watershed. View Document.

Critical Habitat Map for Verde Watershed

Map locating Endangered Species Act Critical Habitat by species for the Verde Watershed, by SRP. Note that additional species have been added as of 2014. View Document.

Flow Status of Arizona Rivers

View on screen a map showing the flow status of Arizona Rivers, courtesy of The Nature Conservancy.

Geologic Map of PNF and the Headwaters of the Verde River

This file is a 95 mb detailed geologic map of the Verde headwaters region. It can be downloaded at:

Groundwater flow - Verde Watershed

Map showing location and flow direction of groundwater in the Verde Watershedr. View Document.

Groundwater Level decreases in Prescott AMA

Map displaying annual groundwater level decreases per square mile in the Prescott AMA, based on ADWR data. By Doug McMillan. View Document.

Map of Big Chino Groundwater Level Changes, 1999-2009

Maps prepared by ADWR documenting water level changes in the Big Chino Sub-basin. View Document.

Map of Groundwater Levels in Big Chino, 1992

Map of Big Chino Valley water levels as reported by Schwab in 1992. View Document.

Map of lower Verde River gaging sites

Map of lower Verde River gaging sites. View Document.

Map of middle Verde River gaging sites

Map of middle Verde River gaging sites. View Document.

Map of Prescott AMA

Map of Prescott AMA. View Document.

Map of upper Verde River gaging sites

Map of upper Verde River gaging sites. View Document.

Precipitation - Verde Watershed

Map showing precipitation in the Verde Watershed.

View Document.

Streams and Springs on the Verde River

Map showing location and flow amount of tributaries and springs along the Verde River. View Document.

Sun Corridor Population Map

Arizona map showing projected growth of the Sun Corridor from 2005-2050. View Document.

Upper Verde River Access (MAPS)

Four letter sized maps showing routes described in the "Access to Upper Verde" document. This is a zip archive, download only.

Upper Verde Wild & Scenic River Classifications

View on screen - a map of the proposed Wild and Scenic River classifications, courtesy of Citizens' Proposal for the Upper Verde Wild and Scenic River.

Verde River Basin Water Budget

Map of Verde Watershed showing flow volume, water source volume, water use volume, and land use. View Document.

Verde River Fish Richness

Nature Conservancy map showing the number of native fishes on Arizona rivers. View document.

Verde Watershed

View on screen - a map of the Verde Watershed, courtesy of Center for Biological Diversity.


Verde Watershed

Map of Verde Watershed from Phoenix north to the Big Chino Valley. View Document.

Volume pumped in Prescott AMA, 2007

Map displaying volume of groundwater pumped per square mile in the Prescott AMA in 2007. By Doug McMillan. View Document.


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