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Idaho Water Users Association

IWUA is organized to promote, aid and assist the development, control, conservation, preservation and utilization of the water   resources of the State of Idaho and to cooperate with similar organizations in other states.  IWUA represents irrigation water users, municipalities, hydropower, aquaculture, agri-businesses and businesses interested in the perpetuation of wise water use in Idaho and our nation. The Idaho Water Users Association consists of approximately 300 irrigation districts and canal companies, agri-businesses, public water supply organizations, professional firms and individuals from around the state that manage water supplies for more than 2 million acres of irrigated Idaho farmland.

NEW INFORMATION

 

About 125 people attended the Idaho Water Resource Board's Water Storage Projects Committee meeting in Weiser on September 11.

A briefing was provided by IDWR and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff regarding the proposed Weiser-Galloway Storage Project, which has the potential of providing 750,000 acre-feet of additional water storage in the State of Idaho, as well as flood control for the area and 40-60 Megawatts of hydropower capacity.

The Committee also covered covered preliminary results of operational scenarios and modeling, additional project activities and next steps and potential Lost Valley Reservoir enlargement.

Executive Director and General Counsel Norm Semanko represented IWUA at the meeting.

 

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United States Committee on Irrigation and Drainage Plans December Conference

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End of Comment Period Approaching  for Controversial Proposed Clean Water Act Rule

The public comment period for the proposed EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands is still open but will close on October 20th.

Read the proposed new rule

Read the proposed definition of "Waters of the U.S."

 


Mark Your Calendar

November 6-7: 31st Annual Water Law Seminar The Riverside Hotel - Boise


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