Reclamation Cancels February 15 Negotiations with the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District for Long-Term Water Service Contract Renewal

Media Contact: Pete Lucero MP Region PAO, 916-978-5100

For Release: February 14, 2012

The Bureau of Reclamation has cancelled the negotiations previously scheduled for February 15, 2012, with the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District on contract terms and conditions for renewal of their existing long-term water service contract from within the American River Division of the Central Valley Project.

The session had been planned from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, at Reclamation’s Central California Area Office, 7794 Folsom Dam Road, Folsom, CA. The session will be rescheduled at a future time.

For questions or additional information, please contact Lucille Billingsley at 916-989-7121 (TTY 916-989-7285) or

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