Irrigation District will be applying the aquatic herbicide “Argos” (liquid
chelated copper) in its main canal in 3 treatments:
August 26, 2020 Upper Canal (Phase 1
Inlet to Division)
August 27, 2020 Middle Canal
(Division to I-84)
August 28, 2020 Boardman
Canal (siphon to end)
start at approximately 7 am and last for 6 hours.
algae and is applied at the rate of 1 ppm for a 6 hour set. This low rate
of application means there are no holding restrictions on the water. This
compares to the Copper Sulfate Crystals which are applied at a 5-6 ppm rate and
have lengthy holding time.
Please call the office with any questions at 541-922-3814.
There are three Director positions that will
become open at the end of this year. Division
1 is a three- year term beginning January 2021.
Division 2 is a one-year term beginning January 2021. Division 3 is a two-year term beginning
Division One: Umatilla County and Morrow County East of 15th Street in Irrigon . Bob Mueller currently serves. Term ends this year.
Division Two: East and South of Irrigon. Abe McNamee currently serves. Term ends this year.
Division Three: Irrigon. Warren Kemper 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 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020
The election will be held on November 10, 2020 If more than one candidate files for each open position. Election will be Mail-In.
WEID will apply the aquatic herbicide Magnacide H© to its main canal on Wednesday,
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 Wednesday to 2 pm Thursday.
you have any questions please call the office at 541-922-3814.
WEID will apply the aquatic Herbicide COPPER SULFATE to the Boardman Main Canal
(I-84 to Boardman Spillway) on Wednesday,. August 5, 2020. This will be applied in a granular
form.. Algae and pond weed are the targeted weeds in the canal. The
treatment will be for the Boardman canal only. Waters are considered “treated” from 7 am
Wednesday to 12 pm (noon) Thursday.
questions or more details, please call the District office at
541-922-3814. Thank you.
There will be no monthly business board meeting in August.
The next regular monthly meeting will be Thursday, September 17, 2020. The regular notice will go out prior to the meeting with the meeting location.
If you have any questions, please call the office at 541-922-3814.