Reclamation announces negotiations for Safety of Dams repayment contract for Boca Dam

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100

For Release: August 28, 2017

RENO, Nev. – The Bureau of Reclamation and Washoe County Water Conservation District will conduct a negotiation session for a repayment contract for the costs of work on Boca Dam in California. The work was done under the Safety of Dams program and negotiations are conducted pursuant to the Safety of Dams Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-578, 92 Stat. 2471) as amended.

The negotiation session will be held:

Reno, Nevada
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m.
Law Offices of McDonald Carano
100 West Liberty Street, Reno, NV 89501

The public is welcome to observe the negotiations and make comments once they are completed. For further information, please contact Scott Taylor, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Sacramento, California, at 916-755-5003 (TTY 800-877-8339) or

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