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Central Oregon Reservoirs

Monday, 16 July 2018 09:04

Central Oregon reservoirs a cause for concern

Barely 18 months after Central Oregon’s first above-average snowpack in years, its large reservoirs are once again running drier than normal as the heart of irrigation season approaches.... Click on link for full article.

Central Oregon Reservoirs

 

Email Communication

Thursday, 15 March 2018 00:00

North Unit Irrigation District is launching a new patron email service that will help keep patrons better informed of things that affect the district and your irrigation service/water rights. Please click on the link below.

Email communication form (pdf 184kb)

   

LEPA - LESA Trials in the Pacific Northwest

Thursday, 09 February 2017 09:16

Irrigation accounts for 80-90% of the consumptive use of water in the arid areas of the Pacific Northwest where water shortages are felt the keenest.  Center pivots and linear move irrigation systems account for well over half of the total irrigated acres in the Pacific Northwest, or 3.9 million irrigated acres (NASS Farm and Ranch Irrigation Survey, 2013).  Even small changes in the efficiency of these systems will have a huge impact on the total water conservation in the Pacific Northwest. For more information click on the links below.

 

LEPA - LESA  Low Energy Precision Application    Low Elevation Spray Application

LEPA - LESA Short Handout

 

Business of the Year Award

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:53

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Citizens who went the extra mile in their dedication to the community were recognized at the Madras-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, held Sept. 15, at the Erickson Aircraft Collection.

The theme of this year’s banquet was “Celebrating 70 Years of Water,” in honor of the establishment of North Unit Irrigation District, which brought irrigation water, and generations of new farmers to the county.

Local growers Gary Harris and Marty Richards gave a program on the history of the formation of the irrigation district, and the population boom that followed. read more...


   

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