Yellowtail Dam Spring/Summer Operations Meeting

Media Contact: Paula A. Holwegner, (406) 247-7300

For Release: March 26, 2012

BILLINGS, MONT. -- The Bureau of Reclamation will present information about water supply conditions in the Bighorn Basin and discuss proposed spring/summer operating plans for Yellowtail Dam at a public meeting on Thursday, April 5.

The meeting will be held in the MSU-Billings Downtown Conference Room, located at 2804 3rd Avenue North, Billings, Mont., starting at 7 p.m.

Stakeholders and interested parties in both Montana and Wyoming are encouraged to attend the meeting 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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Relevant Link:

Montana Area Office Home Page