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115.PROJECT:Wheatland Sand Lake Dam/Cañon Canal Rehabilitation
SPONSOR:Wheatland Irrigation District
LOCATION:Carbon, Albany, and Platte Counties
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level I 15 1996 I $200,000   1998
Level III 38 1998 II $475,000* 2002
*50% grant, 50% loan (6%, 25 years)

The Wheatland Irrigation District received a loan and grant appropriation of $475,000 for eligible project expenses. The purpose of the project is to repair the breach of the Sand Lake Dam, armor the spillway, install a telemetry monitoring system at Sand Lake, repair the Dutton Creek Reservoir outlet pipe, replace Dutton Canal concrete lining, stabilize the Cañon Canal slide area, install concrete lining in Cañon Canal along I-80, replace and install check and turnout structures and install appurtenances as necessary.

The district has secured the project funding and hired an engineer for design and construction inspection services. Construction of the various project components is likely to extend over several years.

No legislative action is recommended.

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