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8100 Lake Pleasant Dr, Springfield, VA 22153

Date: 5/19/2018 3:51:00 AM

8100 Lake Pleasant Dr, Springfield, VA 22153 is a single family home for sale located in the Newington neighborhood. Browse® for nearby schools and neighborhood information. Find homes similar to 8100 Lake Pleasant Dr within your price range

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Game & Fish holds life jacket exchange


Date: 5/18/2018 12:20:00 AM

For that reason, the Arizona Game & Fish Department is holding its 10th annual life jacket exchange May 19 at eight Arizona lakes, including Lake Pleasant. From 10 a.m. to noon, anyone can take a ski vest-style life jacket that’s either non-functioning

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City of Peoria - Peoria, Arizona


Date: 5/16/2018 12:20:00 PM

Located in the fastest growing county in the United States (2017), the City is 179 square miles in size and home to Lake Pleasant and the Peoria Sports Complex. The City of Peoria recently received a number one ranking as being the best place to find

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Pleasant Lake holding Memorial Day observance


Date: 5/15/2018 9:35:00 PM

PLEASANT LAKE — Pleasant Lake’s Memorial Day ceremony will be held on Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m. in front of Pleasant Lake Elementary School. If it rains, the event will be held in the school gym. Guest speaker will be Tom Frederick, fourth district

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Jamba Juice Celebrates Peoria Grand Opening With Special Offer

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Date: 5/11/2018 5:46:00 AM

Happy Valley Road. This new Peoria location is one of almost 40 Jamba Juice locations in Arizona. "The grand opening of the Lake Pleasant Towne Center location came just in time for summer," said Panos Joulios, President of Wowza & Whirld Concepts

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• River: Agua Fria River
• Length: 114 Miles
• Surface Area: 9,222 Acres
• Volume: 688,500 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 1,459 Square Miles
Lake Pleasant, one of the important artificial reservoirs surrounding the Phoenix metropolitan area. Created by the Waddell (Pleasant) Dam, which was finished in 1927, the lake originally had a surface area of 3,700 acres and served as a private irrigation project. At 76 feet high and 2,160 feet long, the original Waddell Dam was, at its completion, the largest agricultural dam project in the world. The lake was filled by the Agua Fria River, capturing a large watershed throughout Yavapai County.

Construction of the Central Arizona Project Aqueduct, which began in 1973, soon diverted water from the Colorado River to the lake, converting the lake from an agricultural project into a storage reservoir for the project. Completed in 1994, the New Waddell Dam tripled the surface area of the lake, submerging the old dam beneath its waters. Shortly after the completion of the dam, the area experienced a prolonged drought, and while the lake grew considerably it would not reach full capacity until early 2005. Although still fed by the Agua Fria River, the CAP aqueduct is the primary source of water for the reservoir.

Lake Pleasant is used as a major water sports recreation center for the Phoenix metro area, as well as serving as an important storage reservoir for the rapidly growing region. A number of boat docks and beach access make the lake a popular destination for scuba diving, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing and other water sports.
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