The 336-mile CAP system is an engineering marvel, that includes pumping plants, siphons, check structures, Lake Pleasant, and more! Its features are as diverse as
The story below is built around a recorded interview. The full oral history may be viewed here. Recently retired CAP General Manager Ted Cooke did
Editor’s note: Jim Geisbush joined CAP’s Engineering Department in 2006 bringing his civil engineering expertise in pumps, pipelines, and all things water. As a young
When Bosco slipped out of his yard in the far west valley, he may have been looking for adventure, but he got more than he
Whether you’re talking about siphons or check structures … pumping plants or recharge sites, the CAP system is an engineering marvel. The infrastructure – much
‘ Managing and maintaining CAP’s amazing infrastructure can be complicated – you must meet the needs of water users, conduct preventive maintenance, and perform repairs.
CAP’s 336-mile system winds across Arizona, bisects the state and thus, creates a man-made barrier to important wildlife corridors. This barrier has the potential to