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Corps seeks public input for Boise River study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District and the Idaho Water Resources Board are conducting a series of meetings this week for the Boise River Feasibility Study, which will focus on ways to reduce flood risk, and meet current and future water supply in the lower Boise River watershed.

The agencies will hold four open houses to present preliminary study alternatives and take public comments.

Meeting dates and locations are:

May 6: Garden City, 6 to 8 p.m., at City Hall, 6015 Glenwood St.

May 7: Boise, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Washington Group Plaza training room, 720 Park Blvd.

May 7: Caldwell, 6 to 8 p.m. at Caldwell Industrial Airport Hubler conference room, 4814 E. Linden St.

May 8: Idaho City, 6 to 8 p.m., at Ray Robison Community Hall, 206 W. Commercial St.

Following a brief presentation, meeting attendees will be encouraged to discuss their ideas and concerns with technical experts in an open house forum.

Public comments may be emailed to BoiseGI@usace.army.mil, or mailed to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Attn: Tim Fleeger, 201 North 3rd Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington 99362.

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