SPRINGVILLE — Construction has begun on a new secondary water pond at the mouth of Hobble Creek Canyon. The pond will provide secondary water to the west side of Springville where infrastructure is in place to deliver nonculinary water to residents and businesses.

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The pond will also be available for recreational purposes. A large, sandy beach area will allow families to relax and swim. The pond is planned to be stocked with fish for local fishermen and trails will connect into the existing trail networks.

The pond is funded through a grant from Central Utah Water Conservancy District. Recreational amenities will be paid primarily through park impact fees.

Construction of the pond will last well into next year and then parking lots and other infrastructure will need to be built. The pond is anticipated to be open for public use in 2015.