Realization of this project is the result of years of collaboration between North Unit Irrigation District and Central Oregon Irrigation District and will save 10,000 acre feet of water, an amount that would have extended the irrigation season another 2-3 weeks for Jefferson County farmers.
“We want to make the most of every precious drop of water we can and I am proud and pleased to be a part of this collaboration.”
– U.S. Senator Merkley (OR)
Farmers Conservation Alliance (FCA®) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is championing irrigation modernization strategies to achieve agricultural resilience and conservation benefits. Formed in 2005, FCA is currently partnering with farmers throughout the west to install fish screens and develop and implement customized approaches for broad-scale irrigation modernization.Learn More