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121.PROJECT:Wheatland Irrigation District Laramie River Diversion
SPONSOR:Wheatland Irrigation District
LOCATION:Albany and Platte Counties
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level II 8 1995 II $100,000   1996
Level III 45 1997 II $315,000* 2000
Level III 16 1999 II $141,500* 2000
*50% grant, 50% loan (4%, 20 years)

The Wheatland Irrigation District received Level III funding for construction of a headsail, measuring device, and control gates for the headgates from the Laramie River into the tunnel for Bluegrass Creek. A portion of the funding was used to finance installation of telemetry communication equipment. This equipment enables the district to monitor and/or operate system components at their office in Wheatland. Construction of the headsail and water control works is complete. Installation of the telemetry equipment should be complete prior to the 2001 irrigation season.

No legislative action is required.

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