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

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

For Release: September 30, 2013

FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation is continuing negotiations with the city of Tracy to negotiate terms and conditions for interim renewal of its water service contract for water from the Central Valley Project, consistent with Section 3404(c) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act.

The city of Tracy has an existing water supply contract that provides for the delivery of project water from the Delta-Mendota Canal, a feature of the Central Valley Project through Dec. 31, 2013. This interim renewal contract will also replace Contract No. 14-06-200-4305A-IR13B and Contract No. 7-07-20-W0045-IR13B, currently held by the city of Tracy. 

The negotiation session will be held:

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Bureau of Reclamation
Tracy Field Office
16650 Kelso Road
Byron, Calif.

Note: This meeting may be postponed due to a lapse of federal appropriations.  

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

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