UPDATE March 9, 2020: Main Canal start-up is on track for Wednesday or Thursday (March 11th or 12th). Boardman will then follow next week as planned.
BE READY FOR AN EARLY START-UP!
MAIN CANAL: Please close your valves and have your system ready by March 8. Our target date for water start-up on the main canal is Tuesday, March 10. It takes 3 days to flush, check-up and start the main canal.
BOARDMAN MAIN CANAL: We will follow into Boardman, with a target of March 16.
IRRIGON SYSTEM & PUMP STATIONS: Please close your valves by March 30. We have targeted April 1 as the start-up day for the Irrigon system and pump stations throughout the District. This takes 3-4 days to get all the systems started.
Start-up may be delayed by windy or rainy weather or by delays in canal preparation. Please check back for up-to-date information.