Author: Katlyn Straub

On March 10, 2022, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2022, which began on October 1, 2021. Included was $2 million for the Odessa Ground Water Replacement Program (OGWRP) in Reclamation’s budget...

By: Tom Myrum, Executive Director, Washington State Water Resources Association The Columbia River Treaty was signed between the United States and Canada in the 1960s to solve the threat of flooding down river and to provide a major boost in regional hydropower generation. It has been...

By: Duaine Anderson, President, East Columbia Basin Irrigation District The East Columbia Basin Irrigation District (ECBID) celebrated some key milestones in 2021 including the grand opening of the 47.5 system, which is a significant part of the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program (OGWRP). This project is designed to...

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