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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
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 13. PROJECT:Cheyenne South Crow Diversion
LEVEL:New Application
SPONSOR:City of Cheyenne
LOCATION:Laramie County

This project consists of rehabilitation of the South Crow Diversion Dam located approximately 20 miles west of Cheyenne. The City of Cheyenne constructed the dam in 1911 to impound and divert the flows of South Crow Creek for municipal use. Depending upon the time of the year, it is estimated that 0 to 3 mgd can be diverted to Cheyenne's water system.

During the past several years, the city has not relied upon the waters of the system and the dam has developed several structural problems, with numerous leaks through the dam itself and severe concrete sloughing at various locations. As Cheyenne grows, and the use of both potable and raw water also grow and the need for additional water also increases. The city may desire to place System Control and Data Acquisition and metering upgrades on the South Crow Dam and Reservoir along with the dam and reservoir rehabilitation.

The WWDC recommends that the project be incorporated into the Rehabilitation Program at Level II status with an appropriation of $80,000.

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