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December 12, 2019

Barnard Construction Inc Chosen to Build Chimney Hollow Reservoir

The Board of Directors of the Northern Water Municipal Subdistrict has chosen a contractor to build Chimney Hollow Dam.

Barnard Construction Inc. of Bozeman, Mont., will enter into a $485.4 million contract that calls for the construction of a 355-foot-tall asphalt-core dam in the valley west of Carter Lake in southern Larimer County. The board voted unanimously to approve the contract during its meeting held Thursday at Northern Water’s offices in Berthoud.

When completed, the newly constructed dam will establish Chimney Hollow Reservoir, the 90,000 acrefoot water storage component of the Windy Gap Firming Project. The reservoir will provide a portion of the water supplies needed in the future for 11 water providers and a utility.

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