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Drought on tap for city, county, town meeting Friday in Truckee

City, county and town officials from throughout Nevada County will gather Friday in Truckee for a joint workshop on the drought.

The informational workshop is set for 1 p.m. at Truckee Town Hall, 10183 Truckee Airport Road.

Nevada County supervisors and council members from Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee have been invited to attend.

On the agenda are six presentations from water management experts, including Rem Scherzinger, general manager of the Nevada Irrigation District, Steve Poncelet, public information and conservation manager of Truckee Donner Public Utility District, and Stefanie Morris, general counsel, State Water Contractors.

Also on the agenda is a panel discussion about the implications of the Clean Water Act for rural communities. The panel includes four engineers and attorneys with specialties in public water management.

Although video coverage will not be available, Truckee staff will be posting any PowerPoint presentations or other materials on http://www.townoftruckee.com.

To contact Staff Writer Keri Brenner, email kbrenner@theunion.com or call 530-477-4239.