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Mid-June Roza water supply update

June 26, 2019

USBR has informed Roza that the water supply forecast is now at 72%, which is down 2 points. The next update will be issued by USBR on July 3rd, and based on the conditions in the mountains and the weather…

Start of Roza prorationing

June 5, 2019

Roza Water Users- Prorationing will begin June 4th, 2019 . Water deliveries will be restricted to 3.3 gpm/per acre.  Water supply is projected at 75%. We will get an updated supply forecast on Thursday, and it may drop a bit.…

Water supply remains at 75%

May 30, 2019

The supply forecast remains at 75% for the season. The low end forecast is 60% (the low end is based on roughly 50% of average precipitation occurring during the irrigation season). Roza has operating plans in place to run at…

Water supply improves to 84%

April 17, 2019

Forecast update for April

April 10, 2019

USBR has issued a water supply forecast of 77% for the proratable irrigation districts on April 4. Snowpack is 65% to 75% of average, depending on which methodology is used. An updated forecast will be issued in Mid-April if conditions…

“Public Lands” bill signed by President

March 13, 2019

President Trump signed S.47 this morning in the Oval office with Senator Cantwell and Representative Newhouse in attendance, both were instrumental in guiding the bill through the legislative process over the past several years. S.47 is the “public lands” bill…

First Water Date

March 13, 2019

Diversions are scheduled to begin on April 7th, with deliveries beginning a few days later. This should allow for the deep snow drifts in the canal system to melt as the temperature begin to rise. There are drifts in excess…

Forecast update for March

March 13, 2019

USBR has issued a 90% water supply forecast for the proratable irrigation districts. The low-end water supply forecast is 60%, which is based on roughly 50% average precipitation for the season. The 50% precip assumption is a calculated amount created…

Industry Guidance for fruit irrigated with contaminated water

September 29, 2018

Roza water users- Attached is information that has been received from the Tree Fruit Association, and included is a letter from Washington State Department of Agriculture. Letter – Derek Sandison-WSDA 092118 Roza chart 09.28.18 Roza Grower Decision Tree Sept 201…

Water shut off date Thursday- October 18th, 2018

September 11, 2018

The 2018 irrigation season will end on the morning of Thursday October 18th when we begin to drain the system.  Land owners at the lower end will have water for about three to four days longer as the system drains…

Mid-June Roza water supply update

USBR has informed Roza that the water supply forecast is now at 72%, which is down 2 points. The next…

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Forecast update for June

Roza Water Users- USBR issued an updated water supply forecast of 74% for the proratable irrigation projects (Roza, Kittitas, part…

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Start of Roza prorationing

Roza Water Users- Prorationing will begin June 4th, 2019 . Water deliveries will be restricted to 3.3 gpm/per acre.  Water…

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Water supply remains at 75%

The supply forecast remains at 75% for the season. The low end forecast is 60% (the low end is based…

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Water supply improves to 84%

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Forecast update for April

USBR has issued a water supply forecast of 77% for the proratable irrigation districts on April 4. Snowpack is 65%…

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