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Work starting soon on underground irrigation lines

Work starting soon on underground irrigation lines

Work on installing underground irrigation lines in the Painter’s Addition neighborhood of Twisp is expected to begin next week. The work is part of a $10 million Instream Flow Improvement Project that began last fall and is restructuring the way the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) delivers water to its members.
Record low river levels bad for irrigators, fish

Record low river levels bad for irrigators, fish

With rivers and streams dropping to seasonal record low levels due to drought, irrigators in the Methow Valley and around the state are facing water cutoffs much earlier than normal this year. The dropping water levels may also be bad news for fish returning to the Methow watershed to spawn. About 60 irrigators …
Twisp finally getting a new water permit from state

Twisp finally getting a new water permit from state

The Town of Twisp is on the verge of resolving its longstanding water shortage, and town officials anticipate receiving a new water right permit from the state that will more than double the town’s available water. “We are thrilled. This is a huge accomplishment,” said Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody, who has made securing additional municipal...
News briefs: June 17, 2015

News briefs: June 17, 2015

Water shut-off in MVID next week The east side pipe serving Methow Valley Irrigation District members will be shut down for a day next Tuesday (June 23) to repair leaks and finish installing take-outs. The shutdown, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., will affect customers served by the new piped system from Mill Hill near...
Some MVID members converting to wells

Some MVID members converting to wells

About 30 landowners who are members of Methow Valley Irrigation District have dug wells or opted out of the district as part of the reconfiguration of MVID’s irrigation delivery system. Two well-drilling companies and a pump installer are working with MVID members along Twisp-Carlton Road to provide new wells …
Some irrigation district members in Twisp will be getting water soon

Some irrigation district members in Twisp will be getting water soon

New irrigation service is expected to begin providing water this week to Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) members living on Wagner, Marble and Burton streets in Twisp, areas not previously served by the irrigation district.
Methow Valley Irrigation District construction work begins in Twisp this week

Methow Valley Irrigation District construction work begins in Twisp this week

Crews began installing new irrigation pipe this week to serve Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) customers living within Twisp town limits. As work progresses over the next couple of months, residents will see construction crews digging ditches and laying pipe in Twisp east of the Methow River on property north and …
Twisp monitoring its water supply to keep up with development

Twisp monitoring its water supply to keep up with development

By Ann McCreary
Twisp officials are keeping a tally of the amount of water available to serve new residential and commercial development, particularly in light of an increase over the past year in proposals to subdivide property for new home lots.
MVID approves plan for individual wells

MVID approves plan for individual wells

By Ann McCreary
As work moves forward on piping sections of Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) ditches, the district has developed a process to provide individual wells to MVID members who will no longer receive irrigation water from its system. The plan, approved last week …
MVID instream flow project a long time coming

MVID instream flow project a long time coming

By Ann McCreary
With a sense of disbelief, state environmental officials and Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) directors came together last week to celebrate the first phase of a project that many thought would never happen.