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 42. PROJECT:Gillette Storage & East End Transmission Improvements
SPONSOR:City of Gillette
LOCATION:Campbell County
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level III 38 1998 I $2,040,000* 2002
*60% grant

The city of Gillette is accelerating construction of the recommended Phase III improvements, as identified in the Gillette Area Master Plan. The new storage reservoir will allow the city to meet maximum daily demands and provide sufficient fire flows. This reservoir will provide two days of storage if the 43 mile long Madison pipeline was to be out of service.

Construction of the east end transmission pipeline will complete a major loop in the city's transmission system and will provide needed fire protection to this area. This improvement was also identified in the Gillette Area Master Plan.

This project is nearly complete. The line was finished in the early summer of 1999 and only minor work remains on the new storage tank.

No legislative action required.

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