Archive | December, 2012

Project to Recharge Aquifers with Columbia River Water

PORTLAND, Ore. –- The lack of water for both farmers and fish is a problem that’s plagued the arid West for years.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to try a possible solution in the Umatilla Basin, where water would be withdrawn from the Columbia River during the winter and store it underground so it’s there to meet irrigation need months later…

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Project to Recharge Aquifers with Columbia River Water. OPB radio. December 3, 2012.