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 01. PROJECT:Afton Water Supply
SPONSOR:Town of Afton
LOCATION:Lincoln County
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level II 81 1999 II $75,000   2000
Level III 96 2000 II $450,000* 2004
*50% grant, 50% loan (70%, 30 years)

The town of Afton is performing rehabilitative construction of the Periodic Springs pipeline. The construction effort consists of canyon wall rock, rubble, and boulder removal; the importation of bedding material and concrete to set a pipe bed; and the installation of approximately 1000 feet of pipeline from the spring outlet down (approx. 170 foot elevation drop) to the existing 97,000 gallon storage tank. The existing pipeline is quite vulnerable, i.e., subject to rockfall, therefore it is critical to the town's water supply that the pipeline be replaced and securely re-routed.

During the year 2000, the Town entered into a contract with BRS, Inc. to perform project design and construction administration services for the project. Removal of the canyon wall rock slabs, which rockfall was threatening the existing pipeline, was successfully in the late fall of 2000 by Roberts Construction of Evanston, Wyoming. Construction of the new encased pipeline and intake structure was completed in November 2001.

No legislative action is required.

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