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Great Plains Region
Billings, Mont.
Media Contact:
Paula A. Holwegner
(406) 247-7300
Michael R. Odle
(406) 247-7609

Released On: October 01, 2009

Yellowtail Dam Fall Water Supply Meeting
The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a meeting to discuss water supply conditions in the Bighorn Basin and the agency's proposed fall/winter operating plans for Yellowtail Dam.

The meeting will be held in the Valley Conference Center of the Hampton Inn & Suites located near the I-90 Zoo Exit interchange in Billings, Mont., starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2009.

Stakeholders in Montana and Wyoming, and the general public, are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussions.

For additional information, please contact Paula Holwegner of the Montana Area Office, Bureau of Reclamation, at 406-247-7300.

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