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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
6920 Yellowtail Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82002 
Phone: 307-777-7626 

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General Comments/Overview/Executive Summary
December 31, 1999

III. Agency Philosophy Statement

The Wyoming Water Development Program was founded on the sound philosophy of utilizing a portion of the financial resources the state receives from the development and use of its non-renewable resources, such as coal, oil, and gas, to develop a renewable resource, water. Water development is achieved by evaluating development alternatives, and by construction of new facilities and rehabilitating existing infrastructure to ensure the delivery of water to Wyoming Citizens in an economical and environmentally responsible manner. Sound water planning will preserve Wyoming's water entitlements and will promote the effective and efficient use of the state's water resources.

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