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Cave Buttes Dam
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Cave Buttes Dam marker
Location Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Opening date 1979
Dam and spillways
Impounds Cave Creek Wash
Height 85 feet (26 m)
Length 2,000 feet (610 m)

The Cave Buttes Dam is an earthen dam located near Cave Creek, Arizona. As a dry dam, it is the primary dam to prevent flooding in North Phoenix. Built in 1979 to replace the nearby Cave Creek Dam, it is designed to prevent flooding in the city from the Cave Creek Wash.


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