Our Klamath Basin
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
Conservation Efforts Underway as of July 1, 2003
by Klamath Basin farmers and ranchers:
- KBID has
voluntarily started pumping groundwater in place
of taking Project water.
irrigators within KID are doing the same.
- This evening,
local businesses ran an add urging conservation in
the Herald and News.
- 17,000 acres of
Project farmland have already been idled via the
- A total of 60,000
acre-feet of environmental water this year will be
generated through the water bank, including
- Over 600
applications prepared by farmers have been
received by the NRCS for Farm Bill cost-share
funds to help with on-farm conservation.
- TID pumped its
wells last week to help reduce lake diversions.
districts spilled water that helped areas served
by UKL to reduce diversions.
- Klamath Drainage
District advised its patrons to hold off on
irrigation in late June until today to help with
end-of-the-month water level concerns.
Saturday February 25, 2012 05:33 AM Pacific
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