Reclamation Schedules Public Meeting for Central Valley Project Water and Power Customers on Ability to Pay

Media Contact: Louis Moore, 916-978-5100, wmoore@usbr.gov

For Release: February 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation will hold a public meeting on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, for Central Valley Project (CVP) water and power customers. At the meeting, the Mid-Pacific Region’s Ratesetting Division will give a presentation regarding ability to pay (ATP) studies which are performed to determine a water district’s ability to pay for applicable CVP water costs. The purpose of the presentation is to describe the process Reclamation follows to determine a water district’s ability to pay and to address questions from both water and power customers.

The meeting will be held:

Sacramento, California

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Federal Building, 2800 Cottage Way

Cafeteria Conference Rooms C-1001-1002

The public is welcome to attend the meeting and observe the ATP presentation. For additional information, please contact Autumn Wolfe, Ratesetting Manager, at 916-978-5391 (TTY 800-877-8339) or awolfe@usbr.gov.

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