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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
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 90. PROJECT:Riverton Water Supply #2
SPONSOR:City of Riverton
LOCATION:Fremont County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 46 1997 I $150,000 1998
Level II 81 1999 I $65,000 2000

The sponsor utilizes 12 wells, a surface intake from the LeClair Canal, and a 4 MGD water treatment plant to meet the needs of its residents. The treatment plant is used to meet peak summer demands, and operates from May through September. During peak demand days this plant operates at 80% of its rated capacity. The sponsor has indicated there are 1500-3000 people living on the periphery of Riverton, and at least 15 community water systems in and around the city. They have seen consistent growth in the city and expect this trend to continue. Further, they expect this growth to include an outward movement of their boundaries that may take in some or all of the outlying community water systems. These factors will require the sponsor's water system to expand.

WWDC completed the Level I master plan for the City of Riverton in June, 1998. The Level II study requested from the 1999 legislature is to develop conceptual designs and cost estimates for the WWDC eligible items identified in the Level I study as warranting further work.

No legislative action is required.

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