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Reclamation to Host Public Meeting on North Platte Water Operations

Media Contact: Mahonri Williams, (307) 261-5624,

For Release: September 28, 2016

MILLS, Wyo. -- The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled a North Platte River Water Information Meeting in Torrington, Wyo.

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, October 5, in the Brand Room at the fairgrounds in Torrington. The purpose of the meeting is to present information on the operations and accounting of the North Platte River Reservoirs in Water Year 2016, which covers the period October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016. Scenarios of operations for Water Year 2017 will also be presented using reasonable minimum, most probable, and reasonable maximum water supply conditions.

For additional information contact Mahonri Williams at (307) 261-5624 or

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