Project Details

Harquahala FRS and Floodway

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Project Contact: Stephen Brown
Region: W
District: 4 - Clint L. Hickman

Harquahala FRS is a compact earth-fill dam which detains floodwater from the southwest side of the Big Horn Mountains, the Harquahala Plain and Saddle Mountain. The water is conveyed to the Harquahala Floodway and the Saddleback Diversion Channel and outfalls south at the tributary of Centennial Wash. The structure is 11.5 miles in length and has a height of 55 feet, with a storage capacity of 10,911-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.

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


The project was completed in 1983.

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