Saturday, December 02, 2006

Moving ahead with Yakima River basin storage feasibility study

"The Bureau of Reclamation and Washington Department of Ecology announced today [11/28/06] their decision to move forward into the feasibility phase of a storage study designed to bring more water to the Yakima River basin.

Further information, including the latest study document, Storage Study Team Technical Information and Hydrologic Analysis for Plan Formulation, is available from Reclamation at [storage study].

Meetings will be held after January 1, 2007 to explain Storage Study progress and to gather information for the NEPA and SEPA scoping process. At the end of these processes, results of the analyses will Be made available in a draft feasibility/environmental impact statement report."