Project Details

Vineyard FRS

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Project Contact: Thomas Renckly
Region: SE
District: 1 - Denny Barney
Description:

Vineyard Flood Retarding Structure (FRS) is the middle structure of a system of three flood control structures (Powerline FRS, Vineyard FRS and Rittenhouse FRS) running parallel to the Central Arizona Project (CAP) between the Baseline Avenue and Ocotillo Road alignments in Pinal County. Despite being located in Pinal County, the structures primarily provide flood protection to downstream portions of Maricopa County. Vineyard FRS conveys stormwater runoff to the Powerline Floodway which outfalls at the East Maricopa Floodway. The structure is 5.4 miles in length and has a height of 16.5 feet, with a storage capacity of 4,310 acre-feet. The three structures combined capture stormwater from a 159-square-mile area including parts of the Superstition and Goldfield Mountains. 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)

Status:

The project was completed in 1968.



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