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MEDIA ADVISORY: More protections to be added around Swan Lake
Inflatable dams to be installed along Pompe Way

Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us

Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
aventetuolo@washoecounty.us
775.328.2070

Reno, Nev. April 2, 2019. Washoe County will be installing additional protections on Pompe Way in the form of temporary inflatable dams to provide added security for the residents in the area. As directed by the Board of County Commissioners, the inflatable dams are a part of the overall strategy for managing and maintaining the barrier system surrounding Swan Lake.

Visible work along Pompe Way will begin as soon as Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

MEDIA AVAILABILITY:

WHEN: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 1-2 p.m. at the intersection of Jean Way and Pompe Way in Lemmon Valley.

WHO: Interviews available from Dwayne Smith, Washoe County Director of Engineering.

WHAT: Installation of temporary inflatable dams for additional protections around Swan Lake.

InflatableDams.pngFor videos of the dams in action, please click here: https://www.youtube.com/user/usFloodControl1

 

 

 

For non-emergency questions relating to the additional protections on Pompe Way, please contact Washoe311, by dialing 3-1-1 from any phone or 775-328-2003.

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