CANAL TREATMENT SCHEDULED

The WEID will apply the aquatic herbicide Magnacide H© to its main canal on Thursday,. July 23 2020.  The active ingredient is Acrolein.  Pond weed is the targeted weed in the canal.  The entire canal will be treated with this herbicide from the Phase 1 Inlet east of Powerline Road to the endspill in Boardman.  Waters are considered “treated” from 6 am Thursday to 4 pm Friday.

If you have any questions please call the office at 541-922-3814.

BOARD MEETING SCHEDULED

The Board of Directors of West Extension Irrigation District will hold its Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:00 am. An Executive Session may be called pursuant to ORS 192.660 to discuss legal issues.

The location of the meeting will be announced as soon as we find a location where we can practice social distancing and meet safely.

Please call the office at (541) 922-3814 if you have any questions.

CANAL TREATMENT SCHEDULED

The WEID will apply the aquatic herbicide Magnacide H© to its main canal on Monday,. July 6, 2020.  The active ingredient is Acrolein.  Pond weed is the targeted weed in the canal.  The entire canal will be treated with this herbicide from the Ramp Weir 2 west of Powerline Road to the endspill in Boardman.  Waters are considered “treated” from 6 am Mondayto 8 pm Tuesday.

This replaces the cancelled July 1st treatment.

For questions or more details, please call the District office at 541-922-3814.  Thank you.

CANAL OUTAGE UPDATES

July 1, 2020 9:45 am – The repair was completed last night and the concrete cured overnight. Water was turned back in early this morning. The head of the water is at County Line.

Water should be allowed to flush in the canal prior to taking water. You should check your screen before turning on, and check it frequently during this restart.

Umatilla users can begin taking water this afternoon. Water will be to Irrigon by tonight. We will turn water into Boardman Thursday morning.