Herbicide Treatment Scheduled for August 18, 2016

This is to provide you with notice that Hermiston Irrigation District will be applying aquatic herbicide as per NPDES Permit No. 102565. 

A Captain treatment will be applied to the following canal on:
Thursday, August 18, 2016
A-Line

A Natique treatment will be applied to the following canal on:
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Maxwell

 If you have any questions call 541-567-3024.

 

Herbicide Treatment Scheduled for August 3, 2016

This is to provide you with notice that Hermiston Irrigation District will be applying aquatic herbicide as per NPDES Permit No. 102565. A Captain treatment will be applied to the following canal on:

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Maxwell Canal

A Natique treatment will be applied to the following canal on:

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
A-Line

If you have any questions call 541-567-3024.

Introduction to Water Law

OREGON WATER CODE – FOUR FUNDAMENTAL PROVISIONS:
♦  BENEFICIAL PURPOSE WITHOUT WASTE – Surface or groundwater may be legally diverted for use only if it is used for a beneficial purpose without waste.
♦  PRIORITY – The Water Right priority date determines who gets water in a time of shortage.
♦  APPURTENANCY – A Water Right is attached to the land described in the right, as long as the water is used.
♦  MUST BE USED – Once established, a Water Right must be used as provided in the right at least once every 5 years, after 5 consecutive years of non-use, the right is considered forfeited and is subject to cancellation.
For more information, go to: http://www.oregon.gov/owrd/PUBS/docs/aquabook2013.pdf