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 85. PROJECT:Riverton Master Plan
SPONSOR:City of Riverton
LOCATION:Fremont County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 46 1997 I $150,000 1998

The sponsor utilizes 12 wells, a surface intake from the LeClair Canal, and a 4 MGD water treatment plant to meet the needs of its residents. The treatment plant is used to meet peak summer demands, and operates from May through September. During peak demand days this plant operates at 80% of its rated capacity.

The sponsor has indicated there are 1500-3000 people living on the periphery of Riverton, and at least 15 community water systems in and around the city. They have seen consistent growth in the city and expect this trend to continue. Further, they expect this growth to include an outward movement of their boundaries that may take in some or all of the outlying community water systems. These factors will require the sponsor's water system to expand.

The sponsor believes it will be the primary water supplier in this area, and requested the ongoing Level II study to assist them in planning for their future. Some of the items being examined are: planning area boundaries, facilities inventory, growth projections, projected water supply needs, development of alternatives to meet these needs, and cost estimates for these alternatives. The current Level II study will be completed in 1998.

No legislative action is required.

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