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Reclamation Awards Contract for AVC Investigations
Kara Lamb, (970) 962-4326, firstname.lastname@example.org
For Release: September 27, 2012
DENVER, Colo. -- The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $715,477.50 contract to Vine Laboratories of Denver, Colo., to conduct geologic investigations, including drilling, testing, and sampling of unconsolidated material and bedrock necessary for design of the proposed Arkansas Valley Conduit project.
Vine Laboratories is a woman-owned small business in Colorado.
"Reclamation is pleased to award this contract to one of Colorado's small businesses," said Michael J. Ryan, Great Plains Regional Director.
The contract will provide some preliminary data describing geological conditions and other variables.
If constructed, the AVC would convey water from Pueblo Reservoir to communities in southeastern Colorado.
For more information, please visit www.usbr.gov/avceis.
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