Category Archives: Alerts & Announcements

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.

EMERGENCY CANAL OUTAGE – UPDATE

Update 4:30 pm – Water drop is nearly to Boardman. We will be shutting off the pump stations in Boardman within an hour.

Update 2:30 pm – Water is off at Division in Irrigon. Crews are working on the repair.

Update 1:00 pm – Water is dropping in Umatilla after opening our emergency spillway. Concrete truck is scheduled for 3:30 pm.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 11:30 am WEID crews have found a panel in the main canal that has washed out and needs immediate repair. The panel is east of Pleasant View Road (formerly County Line Road) on the north side of the canal.

Crews are on site working on the repair.

The projected repair is as follows: The canal is being shut down and drained. Crews will do the repair tonight. Concrete has to cure overnight. Water will be returned to the canal tomorrow.

Please call the office with any questions at 541-922-3814.

CANAL TREATMENT SCHEDULED

The WEID will apply the aquatic herbicide Magnacide H© to its main canal on Wednesday,. July 1, 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 8 pm Thursday.

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

BOARD MEETING SCHEDULED

The Board of Directors of West Extension Irrigation District will hold its Monthly Business Meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  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 Acrolein to its canal on Wednesday,. June 10.  The active ingredient is Magnicide H.  Pond weed is the targeted weed in the canal.  The entire canal will be treated with this herbicide from the Ramp weir west of Power Line Road to the end spill in Boardman.  Waters are considered “treated” from 6 am Wednesday to 10 pm Thursday.

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