Reclamation to Hold Truckee Basin Study Technical Webinar Workshop

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

For Release: August 09, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation will hold a webinar workshop with the Truckee Basin Study Technical Advisory Group on Monday, August 26. This is the second technical workshop which will focus on approaches for determining current and likely future demand for water in the Truckee River Basin.

The Technical Advisory Group is comprised of technical experts, stakeholders and members of the public who have an interest in the basin study. Each workshop will focus on a different technical aspect or component of the basin study process, including approaches for determining water supply, water demand, assessment of risk and reliability and strategies for managing risks or imbalances.

The water demand workshop will be held on:
Monday, August 26, 2013, 1 p.m.
Go to:
and follow the instructions for connecting to the web-based meeting.

Advanced  registration for the webinar is requested via the above link. Following the workshop, the material presented will be posted for download on the website

The purpose of the basin study is to identify and address potential imbalances associated with climate change between water supply and demand for Truckee Basin water users, and is being conducted as a collaborative effort among Reclamation and four non-federal cost share partners (Placer County Water Agency, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Truckee Meadows Water Authority and Truckee River Flood Management Authority).

The workshops are open to all interested parties and members of the public. For questions or additional information, please contact Arlan Nickel at 916-978-5061or or Shelley McGinnis at
916-978-4349 or

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