MONTHLY MEETING

The Benefits of Horizontal Directionally Drilled Alluvial Wells in the Town of Castle ROCK

Heather Justus, Town of Castle Rock,

CIP Project Manager and Water Resources Project Manager

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 @ 12:00pm

Golder Associates
44 Union Boulevard, 6th Floor
Lakewood, CO 80228

 

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Golder Associates

44 Union Boulevard, 6th Floor

Lakewood, CO 80228

 


Abstract:

The Town of Castle Rock has historically relied on Denver Basin Groundwater to meet 100% of the Town’s demands.  Castle Rock’s long-term plan includes seven major pieces: strategic long-term planning, water conservation, storage of water supplies, imported water supplies, existing water supplies, develop existing water rights, and plan expenditures.  The Town’s goal is to obtain 75% renewable water supplies by the time it reaches build out around 2050.  In 2013, the Town implemented a renewable water plan first Water Conservation Plan was adopted.  In 2016 the Town decided to complete two projects that included directional drilled horizontal wells in the Plum Creek alluvium built with wire wrap screen.  How are the wells functioning two years later?  Update including on Town of Castle Rock additional projects.

Biography: 

Heather Justus, PG, Town of Castle Rock, CIP Project Manager and Water Resources Project Manager

Co-Author: Matt Hayes, PE

Heather Justus currently serves as Water Resources Project Manager for the Town of Castle Rock.  Heather is responsible for coordinating the Town’s Water Resources including the non-renewable groundwater supply and various renewable supplies.    This includes the capital improvement management, water portfolio management, utility master plan support, long range utility planning, and supporting water resources facilities operations.  Prior to joining the Castle Rock Water Resources Team in 2014, Heather worked as a groundwater and water rights consultant for 17 years with Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc. 

Heather earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Adams State College in Alamosa, CO.  She is a licensed professional geologist in Arizona, Wyoming and Washington as well as a certified professional geologist through AIPG.  Heather relocated to Castle Rock with her husband, David and her two children, Noah and Abbi.    

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