A History of Service

Salt River Project has helped shape the West since its founding in 1903 and our history is one of service to the residents of Arizona.

We invite you to learn more by visiting the SRP Heritage Center, scheduling a presentation or downloading our recently published history e-book.


The following self-guided tour options are open to the community and appropriate for school groups. Other SRP facilities, including dams, are not open to the public.

  • The newly remodeled SRP Heritage Center includes virtual reality stations, interactive displays and rotating exhibits.
  • Tour Arizona Falls, which includes three waterfalls, shaded viewing room and pedestrian bridge. The self-guided tour takes approximately one hour and there is a companion virtual tour.


The SRP Speakers Bureau gives groups and community organizations the opportunity to learn more about SRP history, safety, energy use and other topics related to water or power.