Reclamation Announces Negotiations with Truckee Carson Irrigation District for a Repayment Contract for Extraordinary Maintenance on the Truckee Canal

Media Contact: Louis Moore, 916-978-5100,

For Release: January 26, 2017

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Bureau of Reclamation will conduct a negotiation session for a repayment contract between the United States and the Truckee Carson Irrigation District for the pre-construction activity costs associated with extraordinary maintenance on the Truckee Canal. Under Section 9603 of Public Law 111-11, Reclamation is authorized to enter into contracts for the repayment of costs associated with extraordinary operation and maintenance activities.

The negotiation session will be held in:

Fallon, Nevada
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Churchill County Commission Chambers
155 North Taylor Street

The public is welcome to observe the negotiations and make comments once they are completed. For further information, please contact Deborah Page, Lahontan Basin Area Office, Carson City, at 775-884-8392 (TTY 800-877-8339) or

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