Information server for southern Guam natural resources

Manell watershed

Manell watershed is located in the south of Guam. Most of the watershed is located in Merizo Village. It has a drainage area of 4.55 sq. miles. The main rivers in the watershed include Ajayan River, Nelansa River, Laolao River, Fintasa River, Liyog River and Asgalao Creek with approximate lengths of 2.91 miles, 2.01 miles, 0.98 mile, 0.77 mile, 0.72 mile and 0.5 mile respectively. Ajayan River discharges to Ajayan Bay in the Pacific Ocean, and others discharge directly to the Pacific Ocean. The highest elevation is about 1122 feet (342 meters) in the north of the watershed. The vegetated area is about 94.2%, and the urban area is about 4.7%. The soil types mainly include Ylig clay, Akina silty clay, Akina-Atate silty clays, Sasalaguan clay, Pulantat clay,Lulantat-Kagman clays, Inarajan clay, Togcha-Akina silty clay, badland, Agfayan clay, Shioya loamy sand, rock and urban land complex.

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