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the volume of water that would cover 1 acre to a depth of 1 foot

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An acre-foot is nearly 326,000 gallons, about the amount used annually by two typical Southland families.
Imported water also is becoming more expensive and can cost up to $500 an acre-foot, an amount sufficient to serve two average-size families for a year.
The action comes after IID, San Diego and Coachella rejected a state proposal that would have paid for the transfer's environmental impacts through a user fee charged to each agency for every acre-foot of Colorado River water received.
QUARTZ HILL - Antelope Valley's water wholesaler has raised rates by $50 an acre-foot, citing increased electricity costs passed on by the State Water Project.
An acre-foot is nearly 326,000 gallons of water, about what two typical Southern California families use in and around their home in a year).
The first-year water cost would be about $560 an acre-foot and a 30-year normal cost of water about $680 an acre-foot - at least $400 more than imported water from Northern California, according to the CLWA Urban Water Management Plant.
Citing rising energy costs for pumping water, state water officials have informed the agency they are looking at raising their rates by $100 per acre-foot.
An acre-foot, filling an acre to a depth of one foot, is 325,900 gallons, about enough water to meet the needs of a family of four for one year.
An acre-foot is 325,851 gallons, or enough to supply an average-size Antelope Valley family for a year.
An acre-foot is nearly 326,000 gallons, about the amount of water used annually by two typical Southland families in and around their households.
The water contained in dams is measured by the acre-foot.
An acre-foot is about 326,000 gallons, and provides the needs of two typical families for a year.
The modifications will add about $40 an acre-foot to AVEK rates.
The draft plan said they account for 500 acre-foot of use per year - a figure the Santa Clarita Valley Well Owners Association disputes.
That compares to about $120 an acre-foot for the electrical bill for pumping well water, which the waterworks district will still face when it goes to remove the injected water in later years, Ariki said.