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Alarming Water Bill

There is a very dangerous water bill that will be heard on March 4 at 3:00 PM in the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee. This bill is sponsored by Senator Floyd Prozanski. If passed, this will make it very difficult for a water user to get a transfer approved by WRD.    SB 425 […]

USDA water report for 2013

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EPID elects officers at January meeting

Eagle Point Irrigation District held their annual business meeting on Jan. 8, electing officers and making necessary appointments. Board members J. B. Dimick and Gary Bedell were elected by patrons during a November ballot. Dimick, a replacement appointment for Cal Lanfear, was first appointed, then elected to fill a one year term for that same […]

Hydrologic datasets for the upper Klamath Basin

The United States Geological Survey, in cooperation with several Klamath Basin stakeholders, has developed hydrologic datasets for the upper Klamath Basin of south-central Oregon that can help water managers identify and prioritize water uses that could be voluntarily set aside and reallocated to yield an additional 30,000 acre feet of water to Upper Klamath Lake. […]

EPID Meeting date changed for September

Eagle Point Irrigation District has changed its meeting date for September.  meetings normally held on the second Tuesday of the month will be held in September on Thursday, September 6, beginning at 4 p. m. at the District office on Brophy road in eagle Point.   The meeting date has been changed to accommodate board […]

EPID experiencing vandalism

    Due to the absence of Board Member Stan Deupree, Eagle Point Irrigation District delayed setting a workshop for managing certain issues with district employees.  When set, the date of the public workshop will be announced. Water levels in Big Butte Creek have been holding well, despite scorching weather.  However,  the district has begun […]

EPID buying new equipment, water year looks good

Quieter times are now prevailing at the Eagle Point Irrigation District Board of Directors meetings.  What could best be described as volatile meetings have now developed into more peaceful sessions providing an atmosphere where it is easier to work through agendas. Manager Dave Ford reported that Big Butte Creek is running at the same level  […]

EPID: Peaceful solution to Dog Bite problem

For the last several months the mood at Eagle Point Irrigation Districts has been hostile.  That was not so on the afternoon of May 8. The dog-bite incident that had created animosity amongst neighbors,  has been worked out and the incident over the water settled.  As you might recall, Ern Russell’s dog bit another neighbor […]

Fueding neighbors at EPID Board meeting, new Board member installed

With Irrigation season about to begin (April 11), there is some concern for EPID patrons near the end of Worthington Road.  An incident last year between the dog belonging to one patron, and the leg, owned by another patron, has led to a legal battle between the two.  The result is that the dog owner […]

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