The town of Encampment received a grant appropriation of $137,000 for 60% of the WWDC
eligible portion of the project. The remainder of the project is financed by the town from other
The purpose of the project is to connect the raw water irrigation pipe network to the town cemetery.
Funding is also provided to connect the town's drinking water system to the Sierra Madre Water
and Sewer Joint Powers Board water system. Project components include pipe, valves, and fittings
necessary to make the connection functional.
The town has completed construction of the raw water irrigation system expansion. Work was
performed with town crews and was financed by a capital facilities tax. The town and the Sierra
Madre Water and Sewer Joint Powers Board are negotiating to see if a connection is feasible.
RECOMMENDED LEGISLATIVE ACTION:
No legislative action is recommended.