Voice of the Project

Voice of The Project

  • By: Jed Crowther, Development Coordinator, East Columbia Basin Irrigation District Have you ever wondered how the great pyramids were built? Or the Columbia Basin Project? For the Odessa Groundwater R...

  • By: Jennifer Hickenbottom, Project Manager, Bureau of Reclamation Reclamation, working with project partners, has invested over $40 million in federal funding into the Odessa Ground Water Replacement ...

  • By: Andy Dunau, Executive Director, Lake Roosevelt Forum Since implementation of Washington’s water code in 1917, adjudication is the statutory tool used to quantify and prioritize state water right c...

  • Senate Bill 5230 surfaced in the 2021 Legislative session to provide authority for Ecology to enter into agreements with the Bureau of Reclamation to create a ground water permitting program like that...

  • By Kate Walker, Legislative Assistant, Water Strategies The 117th Congress not only began with a new administration, but with Democrats holding a majority in both the House of Representatives and Sena...

  • The Columbia Basin Development League welcomed three new faces to its Board of Trustees: Jon Erickson (Othello), Russ Kehl (Quincy), and Terry Thompson (Othello). Erickson was board appointed in Novem...

  • By: Roger Sonnichsen, Secretary-Manager, Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District In the fall of 2019 Quincy-Columbia Basin Irrigation District (QCBID) contracted with RH2 Engineering, Inc., (RH2) to...

  • In September 2020, South Columbia Basin Irrigation District (SCBID) introduced a new website and water ordering and information web portal. Water users can order water online through a secure web port...

  • The work of the Columbia Basin Development League, championing the Columbia Basin Project and serving as its fiercely committed voice and beacon for 56 years, could not be possible without the support...

  • By Mike Schwisow, Government Relations Director, Columbia Basin Development League The League can expect to see little change in Washington State government following the 2020 elections. While polling...

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