On Call Dam Vegetation Management
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eliable, and sustainable water supply for its customers. The City manages four sources of water supply derived from surface water (Santa Fe River and Rio Grande via the Buckman Direct Diversion) and groundwater (City and Buckman well fields) sources. Details on the City’s water supply portfolio, current production records, future projected demands, and framework of its distribution system are presented in the Water Transmission and Storage System Master Plan (2009), Long-Range Water Supply Plan (2008), and Annual Water Report (2017). Work under this proposal shall be conducted at both City Reservoirs (Nichol’s and McClure) on the Santa Fe River.
The Office of the State Engineer (OSE) Dam Safety Bureau (DSB) requires reservoir owners to manage the vegetation upon the dam structures of all reservoirs. General guidelines are given in DSB publications for each dam – Appendix G – Woody Vegetation Removal, dated August 5, 2011 and in Appendix I – Plant Impacts on Earthen Dams – FEMA 534 / September 2005. Copies of both Appendix G’s and Appendix I are attached at the end of the RFP.