The League presents its 2021 annual conference “With One Voice”. To remain in compliance with COVID-19 regulations, we will meet virtually via ZOOM. The annual conference serves as a forum where attendees can stay up-to-date and informed of efforts to develop, maintain, and improve the Columbia Basin Project.
Topics will include:
Economic Impact of the Columbia Basin Project
Columbia Basin Project Partner Collaboration
View from the Canals—Irrigation District Projects and Updates
Odessa Ground Water Replacement Program Update
Steps to Columbia Basin Project Completion
The Role of Washington Water Law and Secondary Use Permits
Who Funds Water Infrastructure Projects?
Speakers will include:
Melissa Downes, Office of the Columbia River, Department of Ecology
Madison Moore, Washington State Department of Agriculture
Jed Crowther, East Columbia Basin Irrigation District
Ian Lyle, National Water Resources Association
Vicky Scharlau, Columbia Basin Development League
Representative Mike Steele, Washington State Legislature
Craig Simpson, East Columbia Basin Irrigation District
Roger Sonnichsen, Quincy Columbia Basin Irrigation District
Dave Solem, South Columbia Basin Irrigation District
For conference sponsorship information, please email Julie Brezicha or call her at 509-782-9446.
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