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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
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 94. PROJECT:Wamsutter Water Supply
LEVEL:New Application
SPONSOR:Town of Wamsutter
LOCATION:Sweetwater County
PROGRAM:New Development

The Town of Wamsutter is located in far eastern Sweetwater County and derives its water supply from three wells, all more than 50 years old. The WWDC completed a new well for the town in 1984, but this well was never put on line, allegedly because problems during well completion decreased the available yield. Wamsutter requested assistance to evaluate the condition and remaining life of all four wells, and recommendations for rehabilitation or replacement to insure an adequate supply of water for the community. The Wamsutter system serves a population of 425 through 97 taps. The system is unmetered and the water rates are $17 per month.

The WWDC recommends the project be incorporated into the New Development Program at Level II status with an appropriation of $105,000.

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