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 48. PROJECT:Green River Groundwater Recharge and Alternate Storage
SPONSOR:State of Wyoming
LOCATION:Green River Basin, WY
PROGRAM:New Development
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level 1 36 2000 I $100,000 2002

The 2000 Legislature appropriated $100,000 for a Level I study in the Green River Basin to investigate groundwater recharge and alternate storage for the basin's surplus water. With the help of the Green River Basin Advisory Group, the WWDC developed a scope of services, and after screening interested candidates, hired States West Water Resources Corporation as the engineering firm to complete this study. This study will use the Green River Basin Plan, scheduled for completion in January 2001, as a tool to begin an investigation on groundwater recharge potential and develop a comprehensive list of potential reservoir locations within the basin. Potential reservoir sites listed in the Green River Basin Plan will be investigated on a reconnaissance level. A short list will then be developed containing the five selected sites that score highest in the ranking criteria developed for the Green River Basin Plan. These five sites will be studied in greater detail and will include conceptual designs and preliminary cost estimates. This study is scheduled for completion in November of 2001.

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