Phase 0

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Phase 0 Almost Done

Phase 0 is expected to be competed by the first of 2/1/18.  Good progress is being made along CR 141 and the Intake Structure by the lake is being completed.

Construction photos can be found here.

On September 14, 2016, LPWWA held the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the commencement of Phase 0 at the Tribute Garden Overlook by Lake Nighthorse. LPWWA, the lead agency, hosted eight entities that have supported the project with their contributions of time and money. The eight entities, including LPWWA,are shown in the shovel line-up below as follows:p1040245 (left to right) Lake Durango Water Authority – Ward Holmes, La Plata West Water Authority – Mardi Gebhardt, Ute Mountain Ute Indian Tribe – Chairman Manuel Heart, Southwest Water Conservation District – Laura Spann, Southern Ute Indian Tribe – Chairman Clement Frost, Animas La Plata Water Conservancy District – Gene Bradley, La Plata Water Conservation District – Brice Lee, Colorado Water Resources & Power Development Authority – Bob Wolff, Colorado Water Conservation Board – Kirk Russell.

Phase StepsStart DateDate Completed
Conceptual  Design PhaseProgressingDone
Geotechnical ContractingProgressingDone
Easement AcquisitionProgressing Done
Preliminary DesignProgressing Done
Final Design11/15 Done
BiddingAwarded to Canyon Construction 7/11/16
ConstructionBy end of Sept. 2016.About 2/1/18

Groundbreaking Photos can be found here.

Pipeline will follow parallel to CR 210 and then on 141 to 125 and then up to Lake Durango. 

Phase 0 MAP 16_05-18