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Posts by Klamath Water User Association

Water Works

Proposed Water Infrastructure Legislation KWUA is monitoring a group of recently-introduced bills that pertain to existing and new infrastructure. Two bills with bi-partisan sponsorship, the proposed Water Supply Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Utilization Act, and the proposed Drought Resiliency and Water Supply Infrastructure Act, are of particular interest. The first of these would modify procedures for…

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July 2019 Newsletter

Klamath Water User Association

WaterWorks MONTHLY UPDATE THIS ISSUE Just a Day in the Life… P.1 Hearing next week in “Takings” Case P.1 Economic Guru, Willie Riggs Retires P. 2 Klamath Compact Commission P.3 Who & What are New P. 3 What has KWUA been working on P. 4 Hydro Update &Upcoming District Meetings P.5 KWUA Board Spotlight, Position…

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June 1, 2019 Newsletter

Klamath Water User Association

This Issue Just a Day in the Life… P.1 2019 ESA BiOp Litigation & Potential Litigation P.1 Argument Scheduled in Water “Takings” Case P. 2 Who & What are New P.3 What has KWUA been working on P. 4 Hydro Update P.5 Upcoming District Meetings & Monthly District Announcements P.5 KWUA Board Member Spotlight, Position…

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Argument Scheduled in Water “Takings” Case

Klamath Water User Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2019 Contact Information:Paul Simmons(541) 883-6100 ARGUMENT SCHEDULED IN WATER “TAKINGS” CASE A federal appeals court has set July 8, 2019 as the date for oral argument in a lawsuit of critical importance to Klamath Project irrigators that was filed 18 years ago. “This hearing will provide local irrigators with an…

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Klamath irrigators file suit against federal government to protect vested water rights

Klamath Water User Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 April 2019 Klamath irrigators file suit against federal government to protect vested water rights (Klamath Falls, Oregon) — The Klamath Irrigation District, in consultation with the Klamath Water Users Association, filed a lawsuit in federal court to protect vested water rights of families, farmers, and ranchers of the Klamath Basin. The…

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Lawsuits Will Challenge New Water Plan

Klamath Water User Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2019 Contact Information: Paul Simmons (541) 883-6100 Lawsuits Will Challenge New Water Plan Irrigation water users in the Klamath Project will challenge the new federal rules restricting irrigation water supply for the Project. The plan, adopted by federal agencies on April 2, will be in effect for five years, and…

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KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION REACTS TO FEDERAL WATER UPDATE

Klamath Water User Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 22, 2019 Contact Information: Paul Simmons (541) 883-6100 KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION REACTS TO FEDERAL WATER UPDATE Klamath Water Users Association had mixed reactions to Friday’s public meeting at Klamath County Fairgrounds on the status of Endangered Species Act consultations and expected 2019 water supply for the Klamath Project. “We greatly appreciate…

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