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Dec 06, 2017, 08:36 ET Irrigators Run Ads in Washington DC News Publications Urging President Trump's Cabinet Secretaries to Convene God Squad to Protect Columbia-Snake River System

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has recently ran an Open Letter Ad in Washington DC and Pacific Northwest news media urging...


Oct 03, 2017, 09:30 ET Inept Management Encouraged by Endangered Species Act Litigation is Killing Idaho Fish Claims CSRIA

In an evidentiary hearing motion brought before U.S. Federal District (Oregon) Judge Michael Simon, the Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association...


Jul 10, 2017, 09:23 ET Irrigators Association Requests Formal US Inspector General Investigation of "What Happened to the Fish?" in the Lower Snake River

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has recently sent a formal letter to the Office of the Engineer Inspector General of U.S....


Mar 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Irrigators Assert State & Federal Fish Managers Engaged in Fish Passage Actions which Killed Columbia-Snake River Salmon in 2015 and Impaired Future Fish Returns

One tragic scene from the Vietnam War came from a U.S. Army Officer who conveyed that to save the village, they would have to destroy it. The...


Jan 17, 2017, 11:05 ET Dam Breaching Undermines Washington State Measures To Reduce Climate Change Impacts

Breaching the four Lower Snake River dams would undermine efforts by the states of Washington and Oregon to reduce CO2 emissions and forestall the...


Dec 06, 2016, 08:38 ET Groups Urge Trump Administration To Protect Lower Snake River Dams In Washington State

Dozens of groups, organizations and decision-makers are opposing breaching of the Lower Snake River Dams in Washington State and are urging that...


Sep 16, 2015, 08:21 ET Odessa Aquifer Irrigators File Lawsuit Against East Columbia Basin Irrigation District Challenging Its Illegal Development Fee Scheme

 On behalf of several Odessa Aquifer Irrigators, the Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) has filed a lawsuit in Adams County...


Dec 09, 2014, 08:56 ET Capital Budget Committee Holds Special Work Session in Olympia on the Privately Funded Project to Bring Surface Water to Odessa Aquifer Deep Well Irrigators

 On December 5th, the House Capital Budget Committee held a Work Session in Olympia. During the Work Session a presentation was provided...


Nov 06, 2014, 08:36 ET Over 100 People Attend Recent Luncheon about the Privately Funded Project to Bring Surface Water to Odessa Aquifer Deep Well Irrigators in Washington State

Over 100 people attended a recent Luncheon in Moses Lake, Washington regarding the Privately Funded Project to bring Surface Water to Odessa...


Oct 20, 2014, 09:41 ET Luncheon to Be Held on Oct. 27th in Moses Lake to Present/Discuss the Privately Funded Project to Bring Surface Water to Odessa Aquifer Deep Well Irrigators

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be hosting a Luncheon on October 27th at the ATEC Masto Conference Center at Big Bend...


Aug 02, 2012, 08:21 ET CSRIA's Privately Funded Plan to Help Resolve Odessa Aquifer Crisis Receives Widespread Support

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association's (CSRIA) plan for irrigators to privately fund and/or use private financing to bring surface water...


Jan 09, 2012, 09:19 ET CSRIA Review of Odessa Subarea Gives Decision-Makers Better Understanding of Water Supply Alternatives

Responding to requests by local and state officials to bring some clarity to the complex Odessa Subarea groundwater issue, Columbia-Snake River...


Aug 24, 2010, 08:20 ET Despite Overwhelming Benefits of O&M Water Conservation, Ecology Expresses Strange and Unfounded Concerns

Washington State Department of Ecology officials are expressing strange and unfounded concerns about irrigators doing an Operations &...


Feb 09, 2010, 08:30 ET Over 40 Washington State Legislators Ask Governor Gregoire to Immediately Approve Water Conservation Program

Last week, over 40 Washington State Senate and House members sent letters (http://uploading.com/files/get/5e5cf814/ and...


Dec 31, 2008, 08:25 ET Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association to Donate Shipment of Potatoes and Apples to White Center Food Bank in Seattle

The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association (CSRIA) will be donating a truckload of potatoes and apples to the White Center Food Bank (10829...