KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Southern Oregon ranchers and farmers are weighing in on federal drought funding. An official election ballot was sent out by the Klamath Irrigation District. It asks, “Pursuant to both our federal contract obligations and state water ...

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — NBC5 News first told you Wednesday, the Bureau of Reclamation has shut off the A Canal, the principal irrigation canal for the Klamath Project. It’s the first time, it’s converted no water, meaning thousands of farmers ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Water could soon be shut off to farmers in the Klamath Basin, triggering major financial losses. Klamath Project farmers began hiring, and ordering supplies based on Bureau of Reclamation forecasts of 140,000 acre feet of water. ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A protest is now underway at the Link River Dam in Klamath Falls. The protest comes in the wake of a ruling by a Marion County judge that water from Upper Klamath Lake should be controlled ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A legal challenge between federal and state rights is brewing over water in Klamath Falls. The legal statement was posted on the gates to the Link River Dam late Thursday afternoon. “Basically, the Oregon Department of ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Water is now flowing to farmers on the Klamath Project, though it’s a very limited supply. The headgates to the ‘A’ canal were opened at 8 Tuesday morning, marking the start of the 2020 irrigation season. ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – While the country is in the grips of a pandemic, Klamath Project farmers face the additional challenge of drought conditions. April first traditionally marks the start of irrigation season on the Klamath Project. Jeffrey Nettleton of ...

Klamath Project irrigators have filed lawsuits challenging new federal limits on water supplies. Tricia Hill of the Klamath Water Users Association believes a new biological opinion sets aside too much water for endangered fish.  “Quit using the Klamath Project as ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Irrigation water is now flowing to farms and ranches on the Klamath Project. Water began flowing down the ‘A’ canal Tuesday afternoon. “It feels great.”  Noted Gene Souza of the Klamath Irrigation District.  “It’s a great ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Water is now flowing to farmers and ranchers on the Klamath Reclamation Project, as the headgates to the ‘A’ canal were opened Friday. A flick of the switch marks the start of irrigation season on the ...

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