Newhouse Throws Support Behind WIFIA Improvement Act

On Tuesday, Representative Dan Newhouse announced he was joining a bipartisan group of lawmakers looking to amend the 2014 WIFIA Act. The group said House Resolution 8217 would improve the six year old Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, allowing public water projects to be eligible for low interest, longer-term federal loans from the EPA. […]

Irrigation Season Starting To Wrap Up Across the Inland Northwest

We may have a few more days of summer, but the irrigation season is coming to an end for many across the region.  The Kittitas Reclamation District will turn off water for delivery starting Wednesday September 18th.  The early shutoff date comes following a meeting earlier this month with Bureau of Reclamation officials.   The […]

KRD: Prorationing Underway

Prorationing  in the Kittitas Reclamation District is underway.  The current proration rate is at 75% based on the May 1, 2019 Total Water Supply Available estimate for the Yakima Basin.   The TWSA estimate will be updated on Thursday.   The Bureau of Reclamation is requiring that the KRD provide 48 hours advance notice of […]