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May 2, 2013
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Newlands Project report released

CARSON CITY — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released the Newlands Project Planning Study Report last week. The report presents alternatives to satisfy Newlands Project water rights and reduce risks to public safety from the Truckee Canal. The study was initiated as a result of the January 2008 breach of the Truckee Canal that flooded 590 properties in Fernley, and led to restrictions on the amount of water the canal may convey. As mandated by federal court, flows are limited to 350 cubic-feet per second. The study is a projection of canal flows of 150 cubic-feet per second, 250 cfs …

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