WEID has set target dates for the end of the season.
Irrigon Pressurized System (IPS) – Thursday, October 19. Pumps are turned off first thing in the morning. Crews spend the day getting final meter readings and draining the system. If you winterize your system before this date and have a meter, please call your final meter reading into the office or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Main Canal – Tuesday, October 31. Bureau pumps will be shut off first thing in the morning. It normally takes the canal a few days to drain. Crews will spend the day getting final meter readings. If you winterize your system before this date and have a meter, please call your final meter reading into the office or email to email@example.com.
See our tips for Winterizing Your Lawn and Winterizing Your System.
Feel free to call the office at 541-922-3814 if you have any questions.
The Board of Directors of West Extension Irrigation District will hold its regular monthly business meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. An Executive Session may be called pursuant to ORS 192.660 to discuss legal issues. The meeting will be at the Irrigon Fire Department at 705 NE. Main Street, Irrigon, OR.
Please call the office at (541) 922-3814 if you have any questions.
There is a Director position that will become open at the end of this year. The term is a three-year term beginning January 2018.
Division One: Umatilla County and Morrow County east of 15th Street in Irrigon.
Bob Mueller currently serves.
Term ends this year.
Those interested should contact the district office for information and to pick up the Nominating Petition.
Petitions are due by 4:00 pm, Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
The election will be held on November 14, 2017 if more than one petition is turned in.
The Oregon Water Resources Department has honored West Extension Irrigation District (WEID) with a water conservation award. WEID and The City of Hermiston are sharing the Tyler Hansell Agricultural Efficiency Award for their reclaimed water project, which sends the city’s wastewater into WEID’s irrigation canal.
“The Oregon Water Resources Department presents the Conservation Awards annually to individuals, groups, businesses and governments,” says OWRD Director Tom Byler. “This is meant to recognize their outstanding commitment to water conservation and responsible water management.”
Byler plans to present the awards later this fall.
West Extension Irrigation District will be applying the aquatic herbicide Acrolein (Magnacide H) to its Main Canal on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The canal will be presumed to have “treated water” from 6 am Wednesday to 6 pm on Thursday, August 24.
Please contact the district office if you have any questions at 541-922-3814 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Extension Irrigation District will be applying the aquatic herbicide Copper Sulfate to its Main Canal on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The canal will be presumed to have “treated water” from 7 am Wednesday to 7 pm on Saturday.
If you require further information, please contact the district office at 541-922-3814 or email@example.com.