1986 the Wyoming Water Development Commission financed an inverted
siphon across Kirby Creek for the Kirby Ditch Irrigation District.
The wasteway at Kirby Creek was not replaced at that time. This
project will replace the wasteway to continue to protect the state
financed inverted siphon.
The second component of this project is to replacement the Black
Willow Creek crossing structure, where twin pipes carry the creek
flow under the Kirby Ditch. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation
Service has prepared the plan sheets for both structures. The
proposed financing should cover completion of contract documents
for bidding, construction engineering services, and construction of
The project has been approved as a Level III rehabilitation project.
The appropriation is $60,000 consisting of a 50% grant and a 50%
loan with the loan being 6.00% for 30 years.
RECOMMENDED LEGISLATIVE ACTION:
No legislative action is required.