"Announces $20 million in immediate aid through the Klamath Project Drought Response Agency and $5 million in Tribal technical assistance"
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Farms that rely on irrigation from a depleted, federally managed lake on the California-Oregon border, along with a Native American tribe fighting to protect fragile salmon, will both receive extremely limited amounts of water this summer as a historic drought and record-low reservoir levels drag on in the U.S. West.
The headgates of the A Canal, the main irrigation artery to the federally managed Klamath Project at the outlet of Upper Klamath Lake, have once again become a site for activism during the third straight year of punishing drought in the Klamath Basin.
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announces that farmers in the Klamath Basin on the California-Oregon border will receive limited water this summer.
The Bureau of Reclamation which has managed the Klamath Basin Water project since building infrastructure for the irrigation district in 1902, has announced the amount of water it will distribute to irrigators in the Klamath Basin.
Farmers who rely on a federal irrigation project on the California-Oregon border will get one-seventh of the Klamath River water they would receive in a wetter year as historic drought grips the U.S. West
From the Amazon to the Klamath, granting rivers legal rights is part of Indigenous-led efforts to protect them.
Amid prolonged drought, the once-sprawling Tule Lake in California’s far north is about...