Experience • Drainage/Flood Control

Santa Clara Tuacahn Wash Flood Retarding Structure

  • Client City of Santa Clara

  • Location Santa Clara, Utah

  • Services Studies and Design

Project Highlights

  • The flood was the result of a breached and antiquated earthen flood control dam

  • Perform the studies, design and construction administration required to replace the failed structure

  • Studied included hydrologic study, geotechnical field investigations, geologic and seismic study, dam break analysis, standard operating and emergency action plans

  • The new dam allows for Inundation Mapping

  • Mapping was being done by the National Weather Service, showing the extent of possible flooding for roadways, streets, buildings, airports