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Meetings to focus on rule changes for Walla Walla sub-basin groundwater
The Oregon Water Resources Department will host a pair of meetings Monday and Tuesday in Umatilla County to discuss new rules in the Walla Walla sub-basin.

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ESPA groundwater users face flow meter deadline
Groundwater districts report they are about half way toward meeting a goal of installing flow meters on wells throughout the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.
California water districts don’t need voter approval on fees
The California Supreme Court says the state's water conservation districts don't need voter approval for fees intended to conserve groundwater
Cargill to pay $70,000, plus legal fees, to Washington environmentalists
Cargill to pay $70,000, plus legal fees, to Washington environmentalists
Cargill to pay $70,000 to settle suit
Promising irrigation method succeeds in spuds
Promising irrigation method succeeds in spuds
A University of Idaho researcher who helped innovate LESA irrigation says it worked well in potatoes during 2017 trials.
Partners seek to help flood irrigation projects make cut in grant
Partners seek to help flood irrigation projects make cut in grant
Recipients of a large USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service grant to help build up the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer hope to structure their programs to make certain a wide variety of project concepts are funded.
Cargill settles Puget Sound pollution suit
Cargill settles Puget Sound pollution suit
Cargill reaches settlement with two environmental groups
Farmers voluntarily add water to fish stream
Farmers voluntarily add water to fish stream
Centerpiece on what Washington farmers are doing for fish
Fish counts vary at Bonneville Dam
Fish counts vary at Bonneville Dam
Numbers are higher than they were when the dam was constructed in the 1930s.
Feds, tribes say farm groups overreacting to culvert case
Feds, tribes say farm groups overreacting to culvert case
U.S. Justice Department and tribes argue against Supreme Court hearing Washington culverts case
Water year off to a good start in Eastern Oregon, SW Idaho
Water year off to a good start in Eastern Oregon, SW Idaho
Basins in southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon have above-average amounts of snowpack for this time of year, and area reservoirs have higher than normal amounts of carryover water from the 2017 season.

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