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FUTURE CONSTRUCTION AT SHEEP MOUNTAIN AUGMENTATION SITE

By October 12, 2017, grubbing and clearing at the site of the Huerfano County Water Conservancy District (HCWCD) reservoir, the Sheep Mountain Ranch Augmentation Facility, is expected to be finished by Paul Morgan Excavating. According to Carol Dunn, HCWCD Administrator, besides grubbing and clearing the site, a drainage swale is being built to carry surface water around the cleared site and direct it toward a sediment basin and ultimately into the Huerfano River. Currently, an irrigation pipeline is being installed to get the landowner’s ditch water to the hayfields so that the project will not interfere with the irrigation. Erosion control fabric has been installed to keep any muddy wate

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