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 45. PROJECT:Goshen Irrigation District Water System
SPONSOR:Goshen Irrigation District
LOCATION:Goshen County
Purpose Chapter Session Account Appropriation Due Date
Level II 81 1999 II $75,000   2000
Level III 96 2000 II $1,726,000* 2004
*100% grant for invoiced materials. The sponsor is responsible for all other project costs.

The Goshen Irrigation District received a $1,726,000 grant for 100% of invoiced materials purchase to automate the water delivery system, to rehabilitate farm turnouts and to implement seepage control measures, such as canal lining and placing ditches into pipe. The construction will be performed with district resources at district cost. Engineering, permitting, and other project costs will be borne by the district.

When constructed, the improvements will reduce seepage losses in canals and laterals and enable GID to increase system efficiencies.

About two-thirds of the numbers of laterals have been constructed in the first two seasons of construction. The district has provided a schedule of improvements for design and materials procurement purposes for the next two years. Construction should be completed prior to the 2004 irrigation season.

No legislative action is recommended.

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