Reclamation Continues Negotiations with the City of Tracy for Renewal of its Long-Term Central Valley Project Water Service Contract and Interim Renewal Contract

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, MP Region Public Affairs Officer, 916-978-5100

For Release: August 07, 2013

FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation is continuing negotiations with the city of Tracy to negotiate terms and conditions for long-term renewal of its water service contract for water from the Central Valley Project. Following the 9 a.m. session, time permitting, Reclamation will enter into discussions with the city to negotiate terms and conditions for an interim renewal of its water service contract.

The city of Tracy has an existing water supply contracts that provides for the delivery of water from the Delta-Mendota Canal, a feature of the Central Valley Project. The negotiation session will be held:

Thursday, August 15, 2013
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bureau of Reclamation
Tracy Field Office
16650 Kelso Road
Byron, Calif.

The public is welcome to attend and will have the opportunity to comment. Participation instructions will be provided at the beginning of the session along with the pertinent documents.  For additional information regarding the negotiation session or to obtain a copy of the proposed contracts, please contact Eileen Jones, Repayment Specialist, at 209-836-6271 (TTY 209-836-6282), fax 209-836-6264, or e-mail

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