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Cheyenne’s drinking water remains safe

According to the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities Cheyenne’s drinking water is being monitored and continues to remain safe. The Board continues to monitor incoming raw water and treated water for any changes in water quality. The Board’s Water Treatment Plant has advance methods to treat water quality issues associated with ash and sediment from wildfires.
A wildfire that roared across a Wyoming wilderness  area toward cabins and a water supply reservoir for Cheyenne has since  calmed but predictions for windier weather are cause for concern.
A wildfire that roared across a Wyoming wilderness area toward cabins and a water supply reservoir for Cheyenne has since calmed but predictions for windier weather are cause for concern.(NIFC)
Published: Sep. 26, 2020 at 3:36 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - According to the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities Cheyenne’s drinking water is being monitored and continues to remain safe. The Board continues to monitor incoming raw water and treated water for any changes in water quality.  The Board’s Water Treatment Plant has advance methods to treat water quality issues associated with ash and sediment from wildfires.

The Board has multiple drinking water sources, besides Rob Roy Reservoir, including Granite Springs, Crystal Reservoirs and groundwater wells. Currently over 2,606,800,000 gallons of water stored in the Curt Gowdy area reservoirs is ready to be used for Cheyenne’s drinking water. Water resources and water quality remain secure and safe. Granite Springs and Crystal Reservoirs located in Curt Gowdy State Park are not part of the Mullen Fire.

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