Reclamation to Host Public Meeting on North Platte Water Operations

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

For Release: March 31, 2017

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

The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Scottsbluff Panhandle Station Auditorium, Scottsbluff, Neb. The meeting is being held to apprise water users and other interested parties of the reservoir storage and current water supply conditions. Information regarding snowmelt runoff and expected reservoir operations for water year 2017 will be presented.

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