Big Horn County, the town of Thermopolis and a conservation district want the DEQ to explain to their communities its plan to allow discharges of pollutants into Boysen Reservoir and give them time to respond.
DEQ would let millions of gallons of tainted water flow into reservoir above the Wind River Canyon, but the agency says water quality will be preserved.
Independent assessment indicates sources of domestic water well pollution during Riverton forum.
Legislation allows Carlile residents to tap into the Gillette-Madison water project, which some suspect of causing disruptions.
Crook County residents suspect state-funded project that used “acid fracking” has polluted their water supply.