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 04. PROJECT:Baggs Water Supply
SPONSOR:Town of Baggs
LOCATION:Carbon County
PROGRAM:New Development

The residents of the town of Baggs utilize treated water from a Little Snake River intake diversion. High turbidity counts (NTU's) during spring runoff have plagued the town in the form of drinking water standard exceedences. Because of the water quality violation, the town applied to explore groundwater options.

The town wishes to pursue a Level II study of the existing water supply and treatment system as a continuance of the WWDC Groundwater Grant study awarded the town in 1999. The purpose of the study will be to complete an alternatives investigation, utilizing results of 1999 test well drilling, and prepare conceptual designs , cost estimates, economic analysis, and project financing guidelines for funding opportunities.

The WWDC recommends the project be incorporated into the New Development Program at Level II with an appropriation of $50,000.

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