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Finding of no Significant Impact - Sheridan Lake Water District

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As required by guidelines for the preparation of environmental impact statements, an environmental review has been performed on the proposed action below:

Project:           Sheridan Lake Water District
Location:         Kiowa County, Colorado
Project No.:    143081D-Q
Total Cost:      $1,511,100

Project Description  

The proposed project consists of installing a new water source well, modifying the existing well house, replacing transmission and distribution lines, raising the storage tanks, installing new meters, and installing associated appurtenances. The project will be funded, in part, by a Drinking Water Revolving Fund loan in the amount of $175,400 at an interest rate of 0.5 percent. The loan will increase the user rates by $4.81 per month.

The review process did not indicate that significant environmental impacts would result from the proposed action. Consequently, a preliminary decision not to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been made. The action is taken on the basis of a careful review of the engineering report, environmental assessment, and other supporting data that are on file in the Water Quality Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and are available for public review upon request. 

Comments supporting or disagreeing with this decision may be submitted for consideration to:

Julia Gray, Project Manager
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

After evaluation of the comments received, the Division will make a final decision; however, no administrative decision will be taken on the project for at least 30 calendar days after publication of the Finding of No Significant Impact.

Dated this 9th day of July, 2019.
Patrick J. Pfaltzgraff
Division Director 
Water Quality Control Division

Published July 19, 2019

In The Kiowa County Press