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 48. PROJECT:Horse Creek Conservation District Canal Improvements
SPONSOR:Horse Creek Conservation District
LOCATION:Goshen County
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level II 82 1998 II $30,000 2000

The Horse Creek Conservation District serves 98 irrigators and 10,179 acres. The current assessment is $22.00 per acre.

Horse Creek Conservation District is interested in replacing approximately 8 open laterals (approximately 18,500 lineal feet) into 10" - 18" plastic pipe. The district proposes to have the WWDC purchase the pipe and other materials. The district also proposes to install the materials with district personnel and equipment. The district intends to hire an engineer to complete final designs and specifications, and supervise construction during Level III.

The Level II project inventoried and assessed the condition of the canals and appurtenances, surveyed canal alignments and grades, evaluated the feasibility of needed repairs, prepared preliminary designs and cost estimates for reasonable alternatives, and explored financing options.

No legislation is recommended.

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