Reclamation hosts public meeting on Klamath Basin water conditions and operational plans

Media Contact: Christie Kalkowski, 916-978-5100, ckalkowski@usbr.gov

For Release: March 15, 2019

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Bureau of Reclamation, in coordination with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service, will hold a public meeting on 2019 Klamath Basin water conditions and operational plans on Friday, March 22.

Presentations will focus on current and forecasted hydrologic conditions; outlook for the 2019 water year, including preliminary Klamath Basin project allocations; status of the Endangered Species Act, Section 7, reinitiation of consultation; and National Environmental Policy Act processes.

What: 2019 Klamath Basin water year and operations public meeting
Who: Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service
When: Friday, March 22, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Klamath County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall 2; 3531 S 6th Street, Klamath Falls

The meeting will provide an opportunity for public input. For additional information, contact Laura Williams at 541-880-2581 (TTY 800-877-8339) or ljwilliams@usbr.gov.

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