The Deschutes National Forest released an analysis of the city of Bend?s Bridge Creek Water Supply System Improvement Project this week. An open house will be offered next week for the public to learn more about the analysis.
The Deschutes National Forest analyzed the issuance of a special use [ermit to the city of Bend for improvements to the Bridge Creek Water Supply System and released that analysis on Tuesday.
The analysis addressed authorizing the use of national forest lands for planned upgrades to the city?s existing Bridge Creek intake facility, and replacement of the city?s aging Bridge Creek water supply pipeline.
The Forest Service will host a public meeting at the Bend National Guard Armory on Thursday, March 22 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. The Armory is located at 875 SW Simpson Ave, Bend. The public will be able to meet Forest Service resource specialists, ask questions, make formal comments, and discuss the project.
For more information, call Rod Bonacker at 541-480-3915. City of Bend staff will also be available during the open house to discuss the broader issues of Bridge Creek Water Project.
A 30-day comment period for the Forest Service?s City of Bend Bridge Creek Water Supply System Project Environmental Analysis begins today, March 14, 2012. The Environmental Analysis can be found at: http://www.fs.fed.us/nepa/project_list.php?forest=110601 .
For more information about the project, please contact Rod Bonacker at 541-480-3915 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.