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Released On: November 10, 2009

North Platte River Water Operations Public Information Meeting
The Wyoming Area Office of the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills, Wyo., has scheduled a North Platte River Water Information Meeting in Torrington, Wyo., according to John H. Lawson, Wyoming Area Manager.

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Nov. 19, 2009, in the Brand Room of the Rendezvous Center at the Goshen County Fairgrounds, in Torrington, Wyo. The Fairgrounds are located on Highway 26, 0.9 miles west of the Highway 26 and Highway 85 junction in Torrington. A presentation will be made on the operations and accounting of the North Platte River Reservoirs in Water Year 2009 (Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009). Scenarios of operations for Water Year 2010 will be presented using reasonable minimum, most probable, and reasonable maximum water supply conditions.

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