North Platte River Water Operations Public Information Meeting

Media Contact: John H. Lawson, (307) 261-5671

For Release: October 12, 2011

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 H. Lawson, Wyoming Area Manager.

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., on October 20, 2011, in the Community Room at Platte Valley Bank, in Torrington, Wyoming. Platte Valley Bank is located at 2201 Main Street in Torrington. Please park in the parking lot on the east side of the Bank and use the east double doors.

A presentation will be made on the operations and accounting of the North Platte River Reservoirs in Water Year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011). Scenarios of operations for Water Year 2012 will be presented using reasonable minimum, most probable, and reasonable maximum water supply conditions.

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