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 98. PROJECT:Sheridan Raw Water Supply
SPONSOR:City of Sheridan
LOCATION:Sheridan County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level III 16 1999 I $686,000 2002

The City of Sheridan presently irrigates the Sheridan Cemetery with treated water from the city system. This causes an unnecessary demand on the treatment and delivery system. The city has acquired and transferred a water right to a potential diversion point on Big Goose Creek adjacent to the cemetery. The Joint Powers Board and the city are required under the Twin Lakes Reservoir 404 Permit to install water conservation measures. This project will conserve treated water and help address the permit condition. The study looked at the feasibility of constructing a diversion, pump plant and transmission line to convey water from Big Goose Creek to the cemetery. The total estimated cost of the project is $1,143,300.

The WWDC recommends that the project funding be increased by $110,000 from $686,000 to $796,000 in the form of a $110,000 grant. The remainder is the responsibility of the city.

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