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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 …

MVID members raise concerns about water delivery strategy 

MVID members raise concerns about water delivery strategy 

By Ann McCreary

Members of the Methow Valley Irrigation District expressed concern and confusion Monday (April 14) about ongoing plans to restructure the way the district delivers water. About 40 MVID members attended a meeting held by district directors at the Senior Center in Twisp to provide


MV Irrigation District reviews design options for water diversion project

By Ann McCreary
With construction estimates over budget, directors of the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) are evaluating design options to try to bring down costs on the $10 million …