Klamath Project

Klamath Basin ag rally and convoy scheduled

Klamath Falls, Ore. – An agricultural convoy is being scheduled for next week to rally support for Klamath Basin farmers. Bob Gasser is helping to organize the ‘Shut Down and Fed Up’ rally for Friday, May 29th. “The farming community is shut …

Water battle brewing in Klamath Falls

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 Water Resources …

Water to flow to Klamath Project irrigators

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 the U.S. …

Lawsuits challenge Klamath Project water allocations

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 a button …

Water now flowing to Klamath Project

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 opportunity to …

Klamath Project water outlook

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Despite above average mountain snowpack levels, Klamath Project farmers will still need to stretch their irrigation supplies this summer. The mountains above Upper Klamath Lake have 123% of average snowpack for March 25th. “The bad news is, we …