Entries by Lisa Windom

NOTICE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION

NOTICE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION NORTH UNIT IRRIGATION DISTRICT   The district is accepting nominations for positions on its board of directors for Division One (1), in the north Agency Plains area, now being held by Phil Fine and one director for Division Two (2), in the area starting on the Agency Plains at […]

September 15, 2020 Water Supply Update and Modified Operations

September 15, 2020   From:  North Unit Irrigation District   To:  North Unit Irrigation District Waterusers   Subject:  September 15, 2020 Water Supply Update and Modified Operations   Just last week, as noticed in the Madras Pioneer, the District was optimistic it would not need to implement modified operations for the balance of the 2020 […]

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. […]

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING             NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of North Unit Irrigation District will be conducting their monthly board meeting on September 8, 2020 at 7:00pm at the District office.  To view a copy of the meeting agenda, please go to www.northunitid.com.   The September 8, 2020 Board Meeting […]

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING

NOTICE OF BOARD MEETING             NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of North Unit Irrigation District will be conducting their monthly board meeting on September 8, 2020 at 7:00pm at the District office.  To view a copy of the meeting agenda, please go to www.northunitid.com/board-meetings/.

2020 Fall Water Supply Update

August 10, 2020 Water Supply Update On July 1, 2020, Governor Brown signed Executive Order 20-31 declaring a drought emergency in Jefferson, Crook, and Deschutes counties.  The drought declaration cites dry conditions, low snowpack, lack of precipitation, and forecasted water supplies that are not expected to improve. Regionally, some of the lowest storage levels recorded […]

Public Notice: Board Meeting Conducting via Teleconference

 The Board of Directors of the North Unit Irrigation District will hold their Regular Board of Directors Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at the Madras Municipal Airport 2028 NW Berg Dr, Madras, OR 97741. Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, in-person attendance is allowed with strict limitations.     Please contact […]

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, […]

OFFICE CLOSED TO IN-PERSON VISITS FOR COVID19 PRECAUTION

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 […]