Scientists with the Kittitas Reclamation District (KRD) in Central Washington have discovered an innovative way to help farmers, fish and the environment all at once, using existing infrastructure to deliver excess water to streams, irrigation canals and storage reservoirs.
PLUMMER, Idaho — The days of Alder Creek Road in North Idaho’s Benewah County being unsafe have been left in the dust.
DETROIT, Ore. — The devastation to the North Santiam Canyon is palpable. At Detroit, if you roll your car window down, the smell of wet ashes drifts in on the chill winter air.
Two decades ago, the water coming out of the Yakima River during irrigation season was so muddy that researchers weren’t sure they could ever clean it up.
STAYTON, Ore. — Rebecca McCoun, like most watershed council leaders, walks a thin line between environmental and agricultural concerns. In 2018, that walk became increasingly important as the …
A new $900,000 head gate is modernizing the New Sweden Irrigation District in eastern Idaho. It replaces a 127-year-old structure that withstood a devastating flood when the Teton Dam burst in 1976.
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association expects to award thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving students going into agricultural irrigation or landscape irrigation fields in 2019.
The Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association (IIEA) has awarded $22,000 in scholarships to 34 students for the 2018-2019 school year. These students were selected because of academic accomplishm…