EPA video highlights Irrigation Modernization successes

EPA showcases the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s use of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to support irrigation upgrades in the Hood River Valley.

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Irrigation districts modernize with hydropower

Irrigation systems are being retrofit to generate hydropower.

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Editorial: Three Sisters saves water and wildlife

Three Sisters Irrigation District has proved streams, fish and irrigators all can prosper when irrigation is handled properly.

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Hood River group banks on a $5M hydropower system

Farmers Irrigation District, a nonprofit government agency founded in 1874, has installed a new hydropower turbine at its Hood River power house in a $4.96 million renewable energy project.

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Irrigation district marks milestone

At the flip of a switch, the turbine in a new 700Kw power generating plant at Three Sisters Irrigation District’s Watson Reservoir began to hum last Friday.

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Three Sisters cuts ribbon at 700-kW Watson hydropower project

Officials from a number of state agencies joined the Three Sisters Irrigation District and Energy Trust of Oregon to inaugurate the 700-KW Watson hydropower plant earlier this month.

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