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104.PROJECT:Torrington Water Supply Project
SPONSOR:Town of Torrington
LOCATION:Goshen County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 8 1995 I $100,000   1996
Level I 15 1996 I $150,000   1998
Level III 38 1998 I $4,500,000* 2002
*60% grant, 40% loan (7.25%, 30 years)

The Town of Torrington received financing from the 1998 Legislature to complete a new municipal well field and bring the water into the town's distribution system. It is anticipated that loan funds will be offset by financing from RUS.

The purpose of the project is to replace older high nitrate wells with new wells located closer to the North Platte River, which are expected to be lower in nitrates. This approach has been used successfully in other communities in the region. Project components include wells, pumps, electrical service, control and disinfection facilities, telemetry, booster pumps, pipe, and appurtenances.

The town has secured commitment for all of the project funding. The engineer has been hired and design efforts are underway. The project schedule is extensive with an optimistic completion date of July 1, 2000.

No legislative action is recommended.

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