Reclamation announces Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project contract negotiations

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 9169785100,

For Release: November 20, 2018

FRESNO, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation, Buena Vista Water Storage District and North Kern County Water Storage District will conduct a negotiation session for a repayment contract for the costs of Safety of Dams work on the Isabella Dam and Reservoir, California, pursuant to The Safety of Dams Act of November 2, 1978 (P.L. 95-578).

Monday, November 26
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
South-Central California Area Office
243 N St, Fresno, CA 93721

The negotiation session is open to the public. Participation instructions and proposed draft contract copies will be provided. For additional information, please contact Stanley Data at 916-978-5246 or, or Erma Leal at 559-262-0350 or

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