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Latest Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association Stories

2014-04-08 12:22:16

MOSES LAKE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) held a special briefing on Friday, April 4 in Moses Lake regarding the status and progress of the CSRIA's Privately Funded/Financed Project in which Odessa Aquifer deep well irrigators would privately fund/finance and build lateral pipelines (Systems 1-4) east from the East Low Canal to bring surface water to the Odessa Subarea east of the Moses Lake area (from Moses Lake to...

2013-04-23 08:27:10

OLYMPIA, Wash., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week it was announced that the recently released 2013-15 House and Senate Capital Budgets include approximately $32 million in capital funding (from the Columbia River Water Supply Development Account) to help the Odessa Aquifer. The $32 million included in the capital budgets is a result of efforts by key legislators (such as Rep. Judy Warnick and Sen. Mark Schoesler, etc.) and the Department of Ecology's Office of the Columbia River...

2012-08-02 02:25:51

RITZVILLE, Wash., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association's (CSRIA) plan for irrigators to privately fund and/or use private financing to bring surface water to the Odessa Aquifer Subarea north of I-90 is being widely endorsed by many newspapers and decision-makers as a viable, cost-effective and realistic option to immediately begin replacing the use of groundwater from the declining Odessa Subarea Aquifer in eastern Washington. The CSRIA proposed...

2012-01-09 08:19:00

RITZVILLE, Wash., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to requests by local and state officials to bring some clarity to the complex Odessa Subarea groundwater issue, Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) economists and engineers on Jan. 4th presented a compelling review of two surface water alternatives that could serve the Subarea: 1) an approach that would require relatively large state-federal investments over time but serve Subareas north and south of 1-90 (about...

2008-12-31 07:25:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be donating a truckload of potatoes and apples to the White Center Food Bank (10829 8th Ave SW) in Seattle on Tuesday, January 6th. The donation came about as a result of a meeting a couple of months ago that CSRIA had with Rep. Sharon Nelson (D-Vashon, 34th Legislative District), who then helped connect the association to the White Center Food Bank. "As we fight through this recession,...