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 66. PROJECT:Lyman Springs Rehabilitation
SPONSOR:Town of Lyman
LOCATION:Uinta County
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level III 59 1996 II $255,000* 1999
50% grant, 50% loan (4%, 20 years)

The Joint Powers Board presently supplies water to the Towns of Mountain View and Lyman; the Blacks Fork, Lower Bench and Fort Bridger Water Districts; and 176 individual homes and businesses. In 1994, a Level II study found that the Lyman Springs, which are a major component of the area water supply, were a matter of concern because of EPA Surface Water Treatment Regulation. The Level II study determined that there is a surface water connection problem with the Lyman Springs. The surface water connection problem prompted the Town of Lyman to seek funding to rehabilitate their spring system. The Wyoming Water Development Commission gave approval to the project as long as it is configured so it is compatible with a future regional Bridger Valley system.

In 1996 the legislature approved $255,000 to be expended in rehabilitating the various project components. The design of the facility improvements for Phase I and II have been completed, with Phase I renovation completed on the Forman Springs and Spring No. 3. The Phase II components of the project, Roberts Springs renovation and pumping station construction, is now under construction and is scheduled to be completed by April, 1999.

No legislative action is required.

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