Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona

Author(s): Matthew E. Hill, Jr.

Year: 2000

Summary

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in extent and 10- to 15-foot-deep. The receiving pits located on the eastern side of the canal measure approximately 10- by 32-foot in extent and 10- to 15-foot deep. The bore pits were located along the edge of the canal embankment and thus affect public lands administered by the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and municipal property of the City of Tempe.

A total of five person days were expended on archaeological monitoring, and four person days were expended on data recovery efforts.

This report includes contributions by Bruce G. Phillips who conducted macrobotanical and pollen analyses.

Cite this Record

Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona. Matthew E. Hill, Jr.. Phoenix, AZ: URS Dames & Moore. 2000 ( tDAR id: 405665) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8405665

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Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 795 to 1000 (Two sigma calibrated range from radiocarbon dating of wood charcoal in Feature 2.)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.953; min lat: 33.331 ; max long: -111.914; max lat: 33.375 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Salt River Project Cultural Resource Manager

Contributor(s): Bruce G. Phillips; Daniel Garcia; Douglas Avann; Cara Lonardo; Beta Analytic, Inc.; Ron Savage; Keryn Darr; Rod Whitt; Mauricio Jara; Tom Wilhite; Carmen Costner; Shem Johnson; Tom Lincoln; John Czaplicki; David Gifford

Lab Director(s): Matthew Hill; Suzanne Lewenstein, Dr.

Project Director(s): J. Simon Bruder, Dr.

Landowner(s): Bureau of Reclamation; City of Tempe, AZ

Permitting Agency(s): Bureau of Reclamation - Phoenix Area Office; Arizona State Museum

Repository(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Central Arizona Project Repository

Prepared By(s): URS Dames & Moore

Submitted To(s): City of Tempe; Bureau of Reclamation

Record Identifiers

Project Specific Permit No. (s): 1999-118ps

City of Tempe Project No.(s): 976754

Federal Archaeological Permit No.(s): PXAO-1500

Dames & Moore Project No.(s): 34387-007-050

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