Reclamation to Host Public Meeting for Managing for Excellence Project

Media Contact: Kip White, (202) 513-0684

For Release: August 16, 2006

The Bureau of Reclamation today announced that it will hold a meeting to inform the public about the Managing for Excellence project on September 19 and 20 in Salt Lake City, Utah. This meeting is the second of three meetings in 2006 to inform the public about the action items, progress, and results of the project and to seek broad feedback.

The meeting will be held:
September 19, 2006 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
September 20, 2006 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Marriott University Park
480 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Ballroom 2 and 3, 1st Floor

The Managing for Excellence Project will identify and address the specific 21st Century challenges Reclamation must meet to fulfill its mission to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.

Although you may register the day of the conference between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., we highly encourage you to pre-register for the conference online at or by phone at 303-445-2808. The meeting room at the Marriott complies with standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act; please direct requests for sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired, or other auxiliary aids, to Staci Link at 303-445-2808 by September 8.

To find out more about the Managing for Excellence Action Plan, please visit the website at: or call Karl Stock at 303-445-2929.

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Managing for Excellence