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.