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The purpose of the Casper Aquifer Protection Plan (CAPP) is the protect groundwater resources that supply Public Water Systems (PWS) and Albany County residents within the defined recharge area for the Casper Aquifer. The Casper Aquifer supplies approximately 50 to 60% of the City’s water supply depending on the time of year and 100% of the water to approximately 450 rural residences in Albany County.
To learn more about or view CAPP documents, visit our Casper Aquifer page.
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Information on the Casper Aquifer Protection Plan (CAPP), as well as maps of the protection area, can be found on our Casper Aquifer page. The Planning Staff are also available to answer questions at 307-721-2568.
The following are some of the prohibited uses within the Aquifer Protection Overlay:
For a complete list, please see the Albany County Zoning Resolution (PDF).
Development within an overlay zone must meet the additional standards of the overlay, in addition to the underlying zoning standards. In other words, your well and wastewater system must comply with the requirements found within the Albany County Zoning Resolution’s Aquifer Protection Overlay Zone.
For more information, visit the Regulations and Zoning Map page.