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Released On: October 14, 2010

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

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., on October 26, 2010, in the Fire Hall, in Torrington, Wyoming. The Fire Hall is located at the corner of West C and Highway 26 in Torrington. To avoid obstruction of emergency vehicles, please park north of the Fire Hall along the side of the street by the city park.

A presentation will be made on the operations and accounting of the North Platte River Reservoirs in Water Year 2010 (October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010). Scenarios of operations for Water Year 2011 will be presented using reasonable minimum, most probable, and reasonable maximum water supply conditions.

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