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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.
MVID board seat open

MVID board seat open

Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) members interested in seeking a seat on the district’s three-person board of directors should submit their names to the district secretary by Nov. 3. The district will elect one board member to serve a three-year term that begins in January 2015. The seat is currently held by Greg Nordang, who...
Water rights changes challenged

Water rights changes challenged

Okanogan Wilderness League (OWL), a local environmental organization, has appealed water right changes that impact the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) and the Town of Twisp. The appeal challenges three water right changes issued by the state Department of Ecology in August.  The changes apply to MVID surface water rights for the Twisp River, Methow...
Construction to begin on irrigation district’s new water delivery system

Construction to begin on irrigation district’s new water delivery system

By Ann McCreary

After years of planning, going back to the drawing board, and making new plans, construction on a new delivery system for Methow Valley Irrigation District  (MVID) will begin after the canal is turned off for the season on Wednesday (Oct. 1).

Work on redesigned irrigation district system to begin soon

Work on redesigned irrigation district system to begin soon

By Ann McCreary

Construction is expected to get underway as early as next month on a redesigned system to deliver irrigation water to Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) members. Called the Instream Flow Improvement Project, the new MVID delivery system is designed to end …

Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

By Ann McCreary

Twisp’s law prohibiting new wells in town will be amended to allow Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) to drill four …

Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

Twisp considers irrigation district’s request to drill wells in town

By Ann McCreary

Twisp officials are considering whether to provide an exception to the town’s longstanding moratorium on well drilling to allow …