Yellowtail Dam and Big Horn Lake Water Supply Meeting
Media Contact: Paula Holwegner, (406) 247-7300
Mark Andersen, (406) 247-7610
For Release: September 13, 2007
The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a meeting to discuss water supply conditions above Bighorn Lake and the agency's proposed fall/winter operating plans for Yellowtail Dam. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 in room Broadway 3A at the Montana State University - Downtown Billings Building, located at 2804 3rd Avenue North, Billings, Montana. Parking is available in the Park One parking garage located at 2912 3rd Avenue North; there is no charge for those exiting the garage after 6:30 p.m. Stakeholders in Montana and Wyoming, and the general public are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussions.
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