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Archive for March 2020

Programs to Assist Klamath Basin Irrigators in Progress

Contact Information: Mark Johnson KWUA Deputy Director (541)883-6100 For Immediate Release March 30, 2020 USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has programs to assist growers planting cover crops on land that will not be irrigated in 2020, according to Klamath Water Users Association.  KWUA Deputy Director Mark Johnson said that applications are being taken now…

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Agreement Buys Time on New Klamath Project Ops Plan

Stipulation in Yurok Tribe’s Lawsuit Avoids Injunction Hearing and Risk March 30, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Paul Simmons, Executive Director  (916) 769-6685 psimmons@somachlaw.com A federal judge has approved a proposal to withdraw a legal action that could have potentially sent an additional 50,000 acre-feet (AF) of Upper Klamath Lake downstream, avoiding a potential “worst-case”…

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WaterWorks March 2020

"The Little Things" photo of potato field in bloom by Corey Thompson

You can read the newsletter below or download a PDF version. Supreme Court Review Requested in Water Takings Case In a March 13 filing, producers in the Klamath Project have asked the United States Supreme Court to review decisions denying their claims that their water rights were illegally taken in 2001 under the Endangered Species…

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Supreme Court Review Requested in Water Takings Case

Contact Information: Tricia Hill (KWUA President) (541) 723-2600 For Immediate Release March 13, 2020 Producers in the Klamath Project have asked the United States Supreme Court to review decisions denying their claims that their water rights were illegally taken in 2001 under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The case, titled Baley v. United States, was…

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