Oregon irrigators out of water

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Reservoirs in far Eastern Oregon are low and farmers are running out of water.

South of Ontario, Jay Chamberlin of the Owyhee Irrigation District in Nyssa says he's been telling farmers who still have some of their allotments that they should use the water wisely.

There was hope that the Owyhee Reservoir would be able to supply water into the first week of August. But Chamberlin said it hasn't made it through the middle of July.

Read more at Statesman Journal

 

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