Tempe Town Lake Condos Lose Their Waterfront View – Temporarily

Tempe Town Lake Inflatable Dam Bursts

At 9:45 pm on  Tuesday,  July 20th, one section of the inflatable dam at Tempe Town Lake burst releasing 750 million gallons into the Salt River.  Since it occured at night nobody was on the lake and one visitor at the west end of the lake was able to capture the release on video.   The day after the failure, the Town of Tempe and Bridgestone, the manufacturer of the inflatable bladders, squared off and each offered explanations of why the other party was at fault.  Obviously, something went wrong somewhere because according to the Town of Tempe  website, “The bladders have special ozone and ultraviolet ray protection from the southwestern climate and have been tested extensively for durability.” Bridgestone contends improper maintenance since  the bladders need to be kept moist and cool through the use of a sprinkler system that was not being used at the time of the failure, while the Town of Tempe Mayor counters that the poor design of the dam made it difficult to use the sprinklers effectively.

Tempe Town Lake Condos

Tempe Town lakefront condo developments will need to wait until the first part of November 2010 to see their waterfront views completely restored. This will impact such developments as Bridgeview, Edgewater on the south shore, and Northshore on the opposite side.The city would like to have the lake filled as not to interupt the annual Ironman Arizona Triathalon that takes place every November.   The water to fill the lake originally was purchased from the Central Arizona Project.  The lake capacity is approximately 1 billion gallons.

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Available Tempe Town Lake Condos for Sale

$600,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #602, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 1,495 sq ft
Lot Size: 1,307 sq ft
Added: 07/15/21, Last Updated: 07/28/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6264818
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY
Status: Active


URBAN WATERFRONT LIVING IN TEMPE! Exclusive 2BD/2BA FULLY-FURNISHED Edgewater Hayden Ferry condo w/scenic views showcasing Tempe Town Lake & Mill Ave Bridge. This location delivers! Walk to Sun Devil Stadium, Light Rail, Tempe Beach Park, Mill Ave shops, restaurants & nightlife! Outdoor recreation offers miles of multi-use paths for running/biking, lake rowing & hiking! This modern condo features a kitchen w/granite counter tops, SS appliances & pantry. Mstr bedroom w/access to a private balcony. En suite mstr bath has walk-in closet, soaking tub & shower. Split bdrm has separate full bath. May have up to 2 household pets. Amenities include gated undergrnd prking, pool/spa, outdoor kitchen, recreation area, meeting rm, concierge & more! Welcome to resort-style living in the heart of Tempe!

Listed with Keller Williams Realty East Valley


Brought to you by Gordon Baker, Remax Alliance Group. Call me today at 480-326-8571, or visit my website at www.myhomeinaz.com/!


$875,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #702, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2.5 baths
Home size: 2,204 sq ft
Lot Size: 2,178 sq ft
Added: 05/27/21, Last Updated: 07/26/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6242548
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
The price of this listing was last reduced on 7/26/2021 by 3%
Status: Active


Tempe Living at it's finest! This top floor corner waterfront condo with panoramic views awaits you. Open and bright floorplan with 2 bedrooms plus office. Eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, matching appliances, and pantry. Living room features the most stunning views, cozy fireplace, and access to spacious balcony. Large home office with built in cabinetry. Master bedroom with 2nd balcony to take in all of the views. Master bathroom with dual sinks, walk-in shower, jetted tub, and walk-in closet with custom built- ins by Classy Closets. Resort style amenities include rec room, gym, conference center, pool, hot tub and private access to Tempe Town Lake. Includes 3 underground garage spaces and a 100 sq/ft locked storage unit. This one is a must see!

Listed with Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty


Brought to you by Gordon Baker, Remax Alliance Group. Call me today at 480-326-8571, or visit my website at www.myhomeinaz.com/!


$629,000 :: 120 E RIO SALADO Parkway #101, Tempe AZ, 85281

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2 beds, 2 baths
Home size: 1,742 sq ft
Lot Size: 2,178 sq ft
Added: 12/18/20, Last Updated: 07/12/21
Property Type: Condo/Townhouse/Co-Op
MLS Number: 6173017
Community: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
Tract: EDGEWATER HAYDEN FERRY LAKESIDE CONDO AMD
The price of this listing was last reduced on 5/27/2021 by 3%
Status: Active


This amazing ground floor condo sits pool side and offers an additional 300' sq ft of outdoor living with a walk out patio and a private gate offering direct access to your home. Two reserved underground parking spaces, a private locked storage unit, concierge, heated pool & spa, conference space, clubroom, workout room, several outdoor patios and grills complete with a pizza oven. Stainless steel appliances, brand new refrigerator & a new washer & dryer. Split floor plan features an oversized master with a large sitting area. HOA covers all luxury amenities, water, gas & electric. Come experience waterfront luxury urban living in the heart of downtown Tempe!

Listed with HomeSmart


Brought to you by Gordon Baker, Remax Alliance Group. Call me today at 480-326-8571, or visit my website at www.myhomeinaz.com/!


3 Replies to “Tempe Town Lake Condos Lose Their Waterfront View – Temporarily”

  1. Wow I live right by this. Its a shame this happened. I hope to see some water in that lake again real soon. I never understood an inflatable damn…

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