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 39. PROJECT:Goshen Hole/Goshen Mutual Irrigation Companies Canal
LEVEL:New Application
SPONSOR:South Goshen Conservation District
LOCATION:Goshen County

A Conservation District is sponsoring this project for two irrigation companies (pending the outcome of this study, the companies will form a single irrigation district). The canal companies serve approximately 12 irrigators and comprise approximately 3000 acres (Goshen Mutual: 700 acres, Goshen Hole: 2,300 acres).

Goshen Mutual Ditch Company is interested in repairing or replacing their diversion dam on Horse Creek. Repairs to the main supply canal are also needed. Goshen Hole Ditch Company would like the WWDC to investigate the feasibility of placing several thousand feet of open ditch into pipe and improving turnouts and measuring devices.

The proposed Level II project will inventory and assess the condition of the canals and appurtenances, survey canal alignments and grades, evaluate the feasibility of needed repairs, prepare preliminary designs and cost estimates for reasonable alternatives, and explore financing options.

The WWDC recommends that the project be incorporated into the Rehabilitation Program at Level II with a proposed appropriation of $70,000.00.

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