Reclamation to Host Public Meeting in Denver for Managing for Excellence Project

Media Contact: Dan DuBray, (202) 513-0575

For Release: May 09, 2007

The Bureau of Reclamation today announced that it will hold a meeting to inform the public about the Managing for Excellence project on May 30 and 31 in Denver, Colo. This meeting is the fifth public meeting to inform the public about the action items, progress, and results of the project and to seek broad feedback.

The meeting will be held: May 30, 2007: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. May 31, 2007: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Marriott Hotel, 16455 East 40th Circle, Aurora, Colo.

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 beginning at 7:00 a.m., we highly encourage you to pre-register for the conference online at or by phone at 303-445-2935. Please direct requests for sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired, or other auxiliary aids, at 303-445-2935 by May 16.

To find out more about the Managing for Excellence Action Plan, please visit the website at: or call Debbie Byers at 303-445-2790.

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