Author: Katlyn Straub

The Ephrata Field Office of the Bureau of Reclamation (EFO) maintains a 24/7 Irrigation Operations Center for the Columbia Basin Project (CBP) during the nine-month irrigation season using a combination of Canal and Reservoir Operators (Operators) and night Monitors (Monitors). ...

Flood control on the Columbia River is vital to numerous industries in the Basin including irrigation. The Columbia River Treaty (CRT) contains the agreed-upon rules for holding back or passing through significant floodwaters to avoid damage along the River. After several years of preparation, negotiations...

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