Project Details

Buckeye FRS No. 1

Public Meetings

Currently there are no public meetings scheduled for this project.

Past Public Meetings

• 2/18/2015
Project Contact: Stephen Brown
Region: W
District: 4 - Clint L. Hickman

Buckeye FRS No. 1 is one of three flood retarding structures north of Interstate 10 and south of the White Tank Mountains. The earth-filled dam detains floodwater and conveys it via a pipe and open floodway to the Hassayampa River. Together the three flood retarding structures detain floodwater from a 90-square-mile area. The structure is 7.1 miles in length and has a height of 26 feet, with a storage capacity of 6,345 acre-feet. The U.S. Soil Conservation Service, now the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), was the federal sponsor. The District and the U.S. Soil Conservation Service were cost share partners on this project. Buckeye FRS No. 1 is currently in its final design phase of its rehabilitation. See "Buckeye FRS No. 1 Rehabilitation Project" in the Total Active Project List for an update on the rehabilitation status.

Operation and Maintenance: Flood Control District
Authorization: Watershed Protection and Flood Control Act, Public Law 566
Federal Sponsor: U.S. Soil Conservation Service (NRCS)


Project was completed in 1974.

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