Opportunities for Public Engagement

Scoping Meetings

The Bureau of Reclamation held three open house/public scoping meetings for the Truckee Canal Extraordinary Operations and Maintenance (XM) Environmental Impact Statement. The primary project study area is the Truckee Canal, which is located in portions of Storey, Lyon, and Churchill Counties.

The purpose of the meetings was to solicit early input from the public regarding the development of alternatives to be evaluated and their potential environmental impacts. The open house started at 5:30 p.m. At 6:00 p.m. there was a brief presentation, and the open house continued after the presentation until 7:30 p.m., at each of the following 2015 dates and locations:

Wadsworth, NV:
Tuesday, Oct. 27
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Wadsworth Community Building
551 Eighth Street

Fallon, NV:
Wednesday, Oct. 28
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Churchill County Administrative Complex
155 N. Taylor Street

Fernley, NV:
Thursday, Oct. 29
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Fernley City Council Chambers
595 Silverlace Boulevard

The open house will start at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., there will be a brief presentation. The open house will resume after the presentation and continue until 7:30 p.m.

The last day to submit comments will be November 30, 2015. See “How to Provide Comments or Contact Reclamation” on this homepage.


Workshops will be held to solicit public input the exact points in the NEPA process have yet to be determined.





Last Updated: 3/5/18