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Salmon habitat protected in E. Idaho conservation easement
The agreement between the Bonneville Power Administration and ranch owner Karl Tyler protects 10 miles of the meandering Lemhi River and half a dozen tributaries.

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Idaho irrigation companies approves for Water Board loans
Two southeast Idaho canal companies have received low-interest loans through the Idaho Department of Water Resources to complete major improvements to their systems.
Warm river water lethal to spawning salmon
Efforts by management teams to cool flows below 70 degrees by releasing cold water from selected reservoirs are continuing in an attempt to prevent similar fish kills among chinook salmon and steelhead, which migrate later in the summer from the Pacific...
Irrigation ends in some Yakima tributaries
Irrigation ends in some Yakima tributaries
Water for some pre-statehood water right holders in two Yakima River tributaries is curtailed because of drought. Likely means no crop for some apple orchards.
Washington DOE warns westside irrigators of pending shut off
Washington DOE warns westside irrigators of pending shut off
The Washington Department of Ecology has warned more than 90 irrigators in southwest Washington that the are likely to be shut off from the Chehalis River.
Tour highlights conservation on ag lands
The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission led a July 21 tour of southeast Idaho water-quality projects, most of which helped agricultural producers better their operations whille protecting watersheds.
Ag questions new Clean Water Act rule
Ag questions new Clean Water Act rule
EPA and Arny Corps of Engineers are meeting with major pushback on the final rule they say is intended to clarify waters protected under the Clean Water Act.
No relief in sight for parched West
No relief in sight for parched West
The West is experiencing low stream flows but the summer dry season is far from over, so drought conditions are expected to become more severe.
Regulators say first water case aided by detailed records
Unlike other districts that take water with little oversight, Byron-Bethany’s diversions from the channel are closely monitored because it feeds into the 444-mile California Aqueduct, a major artery of the state’s water delivery system...
New Idaho group will represent Treasure Valley water users
New Idaho group will represent Treasure Valley water users
Water delivery entities in Southwestern Idaho have joined forces to create a Treasure Valley Water Users Association.
Santa Barbara to restart desalination plant amid drought
The city council voted Tuesday to restart the facility, which could provide up to 40 percent of Santa Barbara’s water.