Detention Basin 7, central Arizona
Detention Basin #7 Dam is on a tributary to Cave Creek in Maricopa County, Arizona and is used for flood control purposes. Construction was completed in 1978. It has a normal surface area of 16 acres. It is owned by the City Of Phoenix, Street Transportation Department.
Detention Basin #7 is of earthen construction. The core is earth. The foundation is rock. Its height is 39 feet with a length of 1050 feet. Maximum discharge is 5600 cubic feet per second. Its capacity is 272 acre feet. It drains an area of 0.63 square miles.
Lakes, Dams, and Recreational Facilities Near Detention Basin 7West Park East Park North Mountain Fld Detn #3 Dreamy Draw Petroglyph Campground Adobe Cave Buttes Cave Creek Reservoir Cave Creek Thunderbird Park Rsvr Rio Salado Town Lake New River Mesa Wwtp Guadalupe Golden Eagle Park Dam (no. 4) Aspen Dam (no. 6) Stoneridge Dam (no. 19) Kennedy Park Lake 27-1
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