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KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS USDA’S ANNOUNCED FUNDING RELIEF

Photo of Klamath Basin row crop field

KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION APPLAUDS USDA’S ANNOUNCED FUNDING RELIEF Klamath Water Users Association expressed strong support and appreciation for today’s U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement of financial relief for Klamath Project irrigators who have been deprived of Klamath Project water this year. USDA will contract with the Klamath Project Drought Response Agency (KPDRA) to…

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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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KWUA Water Works, June 2021 Issue 25

KID Director of Logistics & Water Deliveries, Fritz Frisendahl in dry field.

Despite No Water for Irrigation, Farmers are Taking Unprecedented Action to Save Ducks and Create Healthy Bird Habitat Farmers hurting from a lack of irrigation water are … scrambling to save ducks. For the first time in over 100 years, the family farm operations in the 65,000-acre Tulelake Irrigation District (TID) will receive no water…

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KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION: “WORST DAY IN THEHISTORY OF THE KLAMATH PROJECT”

Black and White photo of a Klamath County dust storm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 12, 2021 Contact Information:Paul Simmons, KWUA Executive Director and Counsel(916) 769-6685psimmons@somachlaw.com KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION: “WORST DAY IN THE HISTORY OF THE KLAMATH PROJECT” 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…

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KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION BRINGS LEGAL CHALLENGE TO KLAMATH PROJECT OPERATIONS

Upper Klamath Lake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 22, 2021 Contact Information:Paul Simmons, KWUA Executive Director and Counsel(916) 769-6685psimmons@somachlaw.com KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION BRINGS LEGAL CHALLENGE TO KLAMATH PROJECT OPERATIONS On April 19, Klamath Water Users Association filed court papers to re-open a lawsuit and seek a ruling that the Bureau of Reclamation’s current approach to regulating water deliveries for…

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KWUA Press Release on 2021 Klamath Project Operations Plan

Dry ditch in Poe Valley, Klamath County, OR.

Phone (541) 883-6100 ~ Fax (541) 883-8893 ~ 735 Commercial Street, Suite 3000 Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 14, 2021  Contact Information:  Paul Simmons, KWUA Executive Director  (916) 769-6685  psimmons@somachlaw.com  Klamath Water Users Association Statement on 2021 Klamath Project Operations Plan  Klamath Water Users Association is sad and severely disappointed with today’s…

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KWUA 2021 Operations Meeting

If you were not able to attend today’s 2021 Operations Meeting, below you will find video to the meeting as well as the materials that were handed out to folks who were able to attend. Having problems watching the video on this page? Try watching it on the Klamath Falls News’ Facebook video of the…

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KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION STATEMENT REGARDING WITHDRAWAL OF UPDATED KLAMATH PROJECT LEGAL GUIDANCE

Tractor working over a field

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 8, 2021  Contact Information:  Paul Simmons, KWUA Executive Director and Counsel  (916) 769-6685  psimmons@somachlaw.com  KLAMATH WATER USERS ASSOCIATION STATEMENT REGARDING  WITHDRAWAL OF UPDATED KLAMATH PROJECT LEGAL  GUIDANCE  Today, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland issued a memorandum withdrawing updated  legal guidance for the operation of the Klamath Project that was completed…

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Klamath Project Water Availability from Upper Klamath Lake and the Klamath River

Dry ditch in Poe Valley, Klamath County, OR.

KO-300 MAR 12 20212.2.4.22 (WTR-4.00)VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL AND USPS Paul Simmons, Executive DirectorKlamath Water Users Association2312 South Sixth Street, Suite AKlamath Falls, OR 9760 Subject: Klamath Project Water Availability from Upper Klamath Lake and the Klamath River Dear Mr. Simmons: This letter is to notify you that water is currently unavailable from Upper Klamath Lake…

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