Project Details

Pinnacle Peak South Area Drainage Master Study

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Project Contact: Felicia Terry
Region: NE
District: 2 - Steve Chucri
Description:

The City of Scottsdale, in partnership with the Flood Control District of Maricopa County, looked at current drainage conditions and changes within a large area of north Scottsdale. Study Area

  • Forty-five square miles extending from Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard to Dynamite Boulevard and from Scottsdale Road into the McDowell Mountains.
Purpose
  • To conduct the first comprehensive area drainage study since 1993.
  • Identify, quantify and document known and potential flooding hazards based on the impact of development in the area since 1993.
  • Review the current FEMA floodplain delineations using updated rainfall data, more detailed topographic aerial mapping and the latest scientific computer modeling.
  • Determine the need, based on the identified flooding hazards, for the future development of an area drainage master plan.
Goals
  • Identify any public safety and property flood hazards and their risks using the best available technical data and methodologies combined with observations by residents, businesses and property owners.
  • Determine any need to find solutions to minimize flood hazards in the future.
  • Collaborate with area residents, property owners and stakeholders on identified flooding issues and development of potential solutions.

For more information, contact:
Elaine Mercado, Project Manager
City of Scottsdale
(480) 312-7985
emercado@scottsdaleaz.gov

Status:

The study was terminated prior to completion. A draft report was submitted.

Available Documents

Document Name Type Size
Project Area Map PDF 366 KB


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