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 40. PROJECT:Lance Creek Water Supply
SPONSOR:Lance Creek Utilities, Inc.
LOCATION:Niobrara County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 8 1995 I $40,000 1996

The water supply system for the community of Lance Creek was constructed by an oil company in 1946. There are 11 miles of lines providing water for agricultural, industrial, commercial and domestic uses through a total of 25 taps. The three wells are 50 years old and may be on the verge of failure. There are leaks in the transmission lines and distribution system. The system is currently operated as a private utility.

The Level I study identified the service area and estimated demands. The study also considered alternative water supply sources, evaluated the existing system, prioritized recommended improvements and developed preliminary cost estimates.

The Commission recommends that this project be placed on a Level II-Hold status.

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