Corps to hold informational meetings on 2011 Libby Dam operations
May 9 in Bonners Ferry; May 12 in Libby
by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
May 2, 2011
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold informational meetings regarding projected 2011 Libby Dam operations in Bonners Ferry on Monday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Kootenai River Inn, and on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room at Libby City Hall. Libby Agenda
Agency representatives will present information on Libby Dam operations for 2011, including an update on current water conditions, hydrological forecast, and operations for fish. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about -- and ask questions about -- operations at Libby Dam as they relate to local and regional issues.
Libby Dam is a multi-purpose water resource developed for flood risk management, hydropower, fish and wildlife, and recreation. A recorded information line on current lake levels and discharges is available at 406-293-3421. More information about the Kootenai River and Koocanusa Reservoir is available on the at http://www.nwd-wc.usace.army.mil/perl/dataquery.pl
For more information about the meetings, contact Libby Dam Project Manager Mick Shea at 406-293-7751 ext. 211, or Fishery Biologist Greg Hoffman at 406-293-7751 ext. 255.