Entries by Lisa Windom

Considerations for the 2020 Season’s End

As the 2020 irrigation season winds down, it’s important to reflect upon where we started and how we’ve gotten to where we are today. And in light of these challenges, we continue our best efforts to look forward and to remember that supply conditions can change on a weekly, even daily basis, as supplies diminish. […]

2020 Brings New HEMP Policies

Since its introduction of the 2018 Farm Bill, federal and state policies regarding industrial hemp have increased in clarity and with it, our policies have formalized as well. Since North Unit Irrigation District is a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation project, our policies must align with state and federal guidelines. In the June 2020 Board Meeting, […]


NOTICE The health and safety of our customers, employees, and the others we serve is of the utmost importance. As an organization, we are closely monitoring developments related to the Coronavirus and its potential impact across our service area. Following the Oregon Health Authority and Center for Disease Control recommendations, North Unit Irrigation District will […]

Lava Island Fish Rescue: a Success!

Though the date for the event shifted multiple times throughout the past week, we were blessed to have proactive volunteers ready to jump into action the moment we said: “go!” The rescue occurred across two days: Saturday evening and Sunday morning, rescuing over 3,000 fish from pools throughout the disconnected side channel (final count still […]