The water supply system for the Sheridan area is operated by both the
Sheridan Area Water System Joint Powers Board (SAWSJPB) and the city of
Sheridan. The diversion is operated by Sheridan and delivers water to
the SAWSJPB water treatment plant and to the city of Sheridan water
treatment plant. During peak demand and during turbid water conditions
the diversion and presedimentation facilities cannot meet the system demand.
The study will determine the required facility expansion, prepare preliminary
designs and cost estimates and prepare the project reports.
The WWDC contracted with MSE-HKM to conduct the Level II analysis. The Level
II analysis recommended improvements and expansion of the existing diversion
facilities from Big Goose Creek. The city has requested funding of these
RECOMMENDED LEGISLATIVE ACTION:
The WWDC recommends the project be advanced to Level III in the New Development
Program with an appropriation of $1,587,000. The financing plan includes a 60%
grant, $1,587,000 and the remaining 40% , $1,058,000 would be funded from local