Water and River News Updates

Collected and curated media Articles about the water and rivers in the western united states

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr 08, 2019 - Bend Bulletin - Editorial: Support piping project

Editorial: Support piping project

Piping irrigation water in Deschutes County makes good sense. Just ask the folks who run the Arnold Irrigation District, which serves customers south and east of Bend. They want to get into piping in a serious way and have scheduled a public meeting later this month on the subject.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feb 07, 2019 - Bend Bulletin - Guest column: Manage the middle Deschutes for the public

Guest column: Manage the middle Deschutes for the public

On Jan. 31, the Deschutes River Conservancy announced that they had secured funding from Intel Corp. to help with their Middle Deschutes summer water leasing program. Without the DRC’s various efforts, including the leasing program, the Middle Deschutes below Bend would be virtually dry in the summer. Additional funding for the leasing program is welcome news but requires some context.

 

 

Jan 29, 2019 - KBND - New Coalition to Discuss Deschutes River Health

New Coalition to Discuss Deschutes River Health

A group of river-related agencies meets Tuesday to discuss a shared vision for the Deschutes. North Unit Irrigation District Director and Deschutes Basin Board of Control Manager Mike Britton says the goal is to return the river to full health for future generations, "It's a vision whereby we can work together to find solutions for the Deschutes River that benefit families, farms, and fish.