Cheyenne’s Water System and Master Plan Dena Egenhoff
Dena Egenhoff joined the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities as the Water Conservation Manager and Public Relations Specialists in August of 2015. In this role, Dena builds strategic and collaborative relations with local, state, and federal agencies, commercial businesses, and community service organizations on technical and environmental issues related to water and water conservations, and complies, evaluates and analyzes short-term and long-term hydrological watershed trends, water consumption and demands, water leaks and losses, and provide necessary solutions. Dena as a Bachelor of Science in Water Science and a Master of Science in Watershed Science.
The City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities is a medium size yet complex public utility that owns and operator a potable water supply treatment and distribution system, and a wastewater collection and treatment system. The utility includes eight dams and reservoirs located up to 160 miles from Cheyenne, 222 miles of raw water mains, four groundwater well fields, one water treatment plant, two water reclamation facilities, and one recycle water treatment plan. With a service area population around 75,000 and growing, evaluating anticipated issues, concerns and needs facing Cheyenne’s water and sewer system during the next 10, 20, and 50 years is key to sustaining current and future water and sewer services. This presentation will describe the Water and Wastewater Master Plan along with a strategic plan on how to accomplish projects and goals found in the master plan.