State Engineer Greg Lanning, will conduct a public hearing regarding the 2017 First Amended Order of the State Engineer - Horse Creek Basin on March 24, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. in the LaGrange Community Center at the Fairgrounds in LaGrange, Wyoming.
Information on the effects of the last three years of operation under the First Amended Order will be presented at the hearing. Comments from area water users relative to the Order’s corrective controls will be accepted both at the hearing, and for 30 days following the hearing (April 24, 2020). Those comments, in addition to information collected by the SEO, will be used to determine whether or not the terms of the First Amended Order shall continue to apply, whether a new order should be issued, or if the order should be terminated. The First Amended Order may also be replaced by an operating agreement entered into by all parties subject to the Order, and approved by the State Engineer as provided by Wyoming Statute W.S. §41-3-915(c).
If you have any questions, please contact the State Engineer’s Office at (307) 777-6150.
Public Notice No. 7354 published in the Torrington Telegram March 13, 20 and 27, 2020.