Water available to the Sheridan Area Water Supply System, or SAWS, could reach a point where there is no excess capacity by year 2023. And supply may equal demand by 2037 for the city of Sheridan alone. This was one of the findings in a draft report being conducted by DOWL HKM, presented to the SAWS Board Thursday afternoon.
However, not everyone is convinced we will reach water availability capacity quite so soon—including several members of the SAWS Board. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey is among the board members who think the sky, if you will, may not be falling quite so fast:
Dave adds there were several other objections to the study:
Susan Holmes, Senior Project Manager at DOWL HKM, presented the preliminary findings. She said during the meeting that feedback from the board will incorporated into the final draft of the study, which is expected to be completed by late September or early October.