• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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Springs & Seeps: East of Grotto Hills (1:24,000)

Piute Tenaja
MOJA Spring IDs:
EOGH1
General Location:
Piute Mountain Range
Elevation: 1071 m
History: Below a wildlife drinker
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Tenaja
Vegetation:
none
Animal Use:
Bighorn Sheep, Puma
Aquatic biota:
Insects
Ephemeral:
yes (in dry years)
Discharge: none
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
moderately disturbed
Type of disturbance:
diversion
Type of infrastructure/diversion:
A California Fish & Game drinker (now maintained and operated by SCBS) is located above the tenaja. The drinker has two large storage tanks which receive water through a pipe from a small check dam upstream.
Photos:
No

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