There are approximately 150 people residing within the 33 Mile Road
Improvement and Service District. Existing groundwater is generally
not suitable for human or livestock use due to selenium levels resulting
in residents having to haul water from nearby municipalities. Residents
report bills in excess of $120.00/month to haul water from the Casper
area or self-treating poor quality groundwater.
A Level II study was conducted to investigate options for connecting
to the Pioneer Water and Sewer District or the Airport water system.
The connection to the Pioneer system was chosen as the preferred
alternative. The Level II study concluded that a system from Pioneer
Water and Sewer District could be constructed at a cost of about
RECOMMENDED LEGISLATIVE ACTION:
The WWDC recommends that the project be advanced to Level III status in the
New Development Program with a proposed appropriation of $1,741,000. The
financing would include a 60% grant for $1,044,486, and the remaining
portion is the responsibility of the district.