In the Media

Wickiup Reservoir expected to be drained by Aug 18

Bend Bulletin

Wickiup Reservoir has approximately six weeks’ worth of water reserves. Unless there is substantial rainfall over the next six weeks, patrons of North Unit Irrigation District in Jefferson County will see their water delivery shut down at the earliest date in the district’s history.

Drought Spreads to 93 Percent of West—That’s Never Happened

Scientific American

More than 93% of the land in seven Western states is in drought conditions, and nearly 59% of the area is experiencing extreme or exceptional drought—the two worst conditions—according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Drought Monitor.