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 35. PROJECT:Guernsey Water Supply
SPONSOR:Town of Guernsey
LOCATION:Platte County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 8 1995 I $75,000 1996

In 1994, Guernsey and Hartville submitted applications requesting assistance in evaluating water supply, treatment, storage, transmission and distribution systems. Since the two municipalities are in proximity and take water from the same source (shallow wells along the North Platte River), the Commission conducted a joint Level I Master Plan study to determine the feasibility of a regional approach to solving the area's water supply problems. The study determined that a combined system was not feasible. Two separate project reports were submitted, with separate recommendations for each community.

Guernsey's existing supply source is a series of wells into the North Platte alluvium. This project will replace one of the older and more vulnerable wells with a new production well, and will provide the necessary well head appurtenances, controls and pipeline connections to incorporate the new well into the existing system.

The commission recommends that the project be advanced in the New Development Program at Level III status with a budget of $550,000. The financing plan would include a 67% grant and a 33% loan at an interest rate of 4% and a term of 20 years.

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