Archive for July 2021

WaterWorks

Just when it seemed things couldn’t get worse in the Klamath Project this year, many individual homeowners’ wells are going dry.  Had there been Project deliveries for irrigators, the problem would not exist.  At least 120 private wells have been affected, and the number is growing. Domestic wells are typically shallow.  In a normal year,…

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WaterWorks

May 2021 Issue 24 “WORST DAY IN THE HISTORY OF THE KLAMATH PROJECT” From a May 12 KWUA Press Release Klamath Water Users Association today expressed grave disappointment with the announcement by the Bureau of Reclamation that no water is to be diverted at A Canal for irrigation in 2021. “The first water delivery from…

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PUBLIC ADVISORY: REPORT DRY DOMESTIC WELLS

Map of drought in the Western states of the US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 12, 2021 Contact Information:Paul Simmons, KWUA Executive Director and Counsel(916) 769-6685psimmons@somachlaw.com PUBLIC ADVISORY: REPORT DRY DOMESTIC WELLS A number of residents have experienced domestic wells going dry this summer. In many instances, the unavailability of water for irrigation has resulted in a lack of canal water that replenishes private wells in a…

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