Project Details

Laveen Area Drainage Master Plan Update

Public Meetings

Currently there are no public meetings scheduled for this project.

Past Public Meetings

• 10/5/2017
• 10/3/2017
• 5/3/2017
• 5/2/2017
Project Contact: Afshin Ahouraiyan
Region: SW
District: 5 - Steve Gallardo
Phase: Planning & Studies

The purpose of the Laveen Area Drainage Master Plan Update (ADMPU) is to quantify the extent of drainage and flooding problems, sources, and hazards in the study area.

The study will also identify and analyze any new flooding problems in specific areas that suffered damage during the major storms of August and September 2014. The study area is within City of Phoenix and unincorporated Maricopa County and is bound by the Salt River to the north, the western boundary of the Hohokam Area Drainage Master Study to the east, South Mountain to the south, and the limits of the Gila River Community to the west

Purpose and Goal

The original Laveen ADMP identified a recommended plan to mitigate identified drainage issues in 2002 which included constructing several detention basin and storm drain systems to decrease flooding hazards and to carry stormwater to the Laveen Area Conveyance Channel. The goal of the Laveen ADMPU is to identify any additional flooding problems that stemmed from 2014 storms and not identified in the original study, and to re-examine the recommended alternative.

Project Participants

The  District  will  be  working  closely  with  City  of  Phoenix  and  other  governmental agencies. The District is the lead agency and will manage the preparation of the final study  documents.


Preparation of the Laveen ADMPU commenced in December 2014 and is anticipated to be completed by end of Fall 2017. Public meetings were held in May 2017 to share the results of the hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and the areas with potential flooding hazards. Different drainage solutions were also presented to the public to address the identified flooding hazards. Future public meetings will be planned for end of summer 2017 to present the recommended solutions.

Available Documents

Document Name Type Size
Fact Sheet PDF 735 K
Laveen ADMP Update Presentation (May 2017 Meetings) PPTX 172 MB
Laveen ADMPU Public Meeting Presentation (Oct 3 & 5) PPTX 278160 KB
Laveen ADMS Handout (Oct 3 & 5 Public Meetings) PDF 4853 KB
LaveenPostcard_FRONT PDF 100 KB
Project Update PDF 3.8 MB
Project Update - Insert PDF 2.4 MB
Public Meetings Notice PDF 244 K

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