Author photo

By David Martin

Water recommendation revisits old ground near regional airport


September 23, 2020

David Martin

The Middle Baxter Road leads to lands county and community leaders have long sought to develop for industrial uses. Sending water to the area remains a difficult and costly goal for development.

Water is a fuel for economic development and a recent meeting underscored the need for water in the Middle Baxter Road area near the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport.

Members of the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition discussed the second phase of a study aimed at developing the area into an industrial site attracting businesses which would complement the county's existing trona and coal industries.

Infrastructure is largely unavailable in the area. 

Water, electricity and natural gas would be needed before any development could occur and the largest challenge for development would...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023

Rendered 09/11/2023 03:10