As the Sheridan-area expands, our need to tap into more water resources grows as well. Figuring out which resources to develop for the future is the current question for the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board, also known as SAWS, and will be the subject of discussion during a special public meeting Thursday.
In 2008, the preliminary findings from a study looking at our various water options for the future were released. Now, a “Level Two” analysis is in the works, and some of the findings from this draft report will be discussed at a public meeting Thursday afternoon.
Rod Liesinger, Director of Public Works for the City of Sheridan:
Rod says that while the Level Two report is not yet complete:
The final draft report is expected towards the end of September:
The study is funded by the Wyoming Water Development Commission and DOWL HKM is the consulting firm for the study.
If you would like to attend, the special SAWS meeting will be held Thursday at 2 in the Sheridan City Council Chambers.