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By David Martin

Project would drain Fontenelle

State wants more access to Fontenelle water


A proposal from Gov. Matt Mead’s office would result in access to more water in the Fontenelle Reservoir, but requires the reservoir to be drained during construction.

Representatives from the state hosted a meeting Monday evening to discuss an upcoming study about the proposal.

The proposed project is one of many reservoir projects the state is interested in pursuing, all of which are part of the state’s water strategy, which was originally released in 2015.

The Fontenelle project would armor the lower portion of the reservoir with material, allowing for access to an additional 80,796...

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