OVER 60 YEARS OF REPRESENTING FARMERS AND
RANCHERS OF THE KLAMATH PROJECT

Posts by Klamath Water User Association

WaterWorks

November 2019  Issue 09 A Load of Litigation; and Potential Game-Changers By Paul Simmons Thirty-one years ago, the shortnose sucker and Lost River sucker were designated as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Soon following that, Klamath Project farmers and ranchers saw the first ESA lawsuit seeking to re-allocate irrigation water. The designation of…

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KWUA re-iterates its request for pragmatic approaches to reduce fish disease that can affect Klamath River salmon

KWUA has written to federal and state scientists to re-iterate its request for pragmatic approaches to reduce fish disease that can affect Klamath River salmon.  In a letter last week, KWUA Deputy Director Mark Johnson explained that uncertainties about the benefits of gutting spawned-out fish in connection with carcass survey should not stand in the…

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WaterWorks

Going Beyond Efficiency: Klamath Project Districts and Irrigators’ Enhanced Water Management By Brad Kirby, Gene Souza, & Scott White As managers of irrigation districts that divert and deliver Klamath River system water to over 170,00 acres of farms and ranches, we take our responsibility to our patrons very seriously. We know that these water users’ livelihoods…

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KWUA proudly joins the Klamath County Museum in inviting you to a “Night at the Cemetery” at the Old Merrill Cemetery.

SIGN UP FOR OCTOBER 4-5 OLD MERRILL CEMETERY LIVING HISTORY EVENT FEATURING PIONEERS OF BASIN AGRICULTURE. Klamath Water Users Association proudly joins the Klamath County Museum in inviting you to a “Night at the Cemetery” at the Old Merrill Cemetery.  Due to the popularity of this event, a second night has been added. Get your…

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Klamath Farmers Pave the Way for Lower Klamath Refuge to Begin Receiving Klamath Project Water Allocation

For immediate release: September 5, 2019 Contact: Paul Simmons, Executive Director and Counsel                Klamath Water Users Association                psimmons@somachlaw.com                (541) 883-6100 On September 4th, Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge began receiving 50 cubic feet per second (cfs) of Klamath Project Supply through Ady Canal, operated by Klamath Drainage District.  This…

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