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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
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 24. PROJECT:Cheyenne Hydro Power
LEVEL:New Application
SPONSOR:City of Cheyenne
LOCATION:Laramie County
PROGRAM:New Development

The City of Cheyenne would like to pursue a detailed cost analysis of placing hydropower generators in their municipal water system. Their system has several reservoir dams and pressure reduction points with flow and pressure potential to generate power. The City had a study done in 1980 on the feasibility of hydropower generation in the water treatment plant feed lines. This new study would update and expand that original 1980 study. This study will also include a study or the transmission requirements to get the generated power to a power user.

The WWDC recommends the project be incorporated into the Rehabilitation Program at Level II with an appropriation of $60,000.

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