Alta Irrigation District

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ALTA IRRIGATION DISTRICT

NEWS RELEASE

April 15, 2016

In comparison to the last several water years, this water year is going to be a much better water year. 

 

WATER ALLOCATIONS:  The most recent April through July water forecast (April 12, 2016) for the Kings River shows a probability of 74%.  At this time, Alta plans to start releasing surface water from Pine Flat Dam on Thursday, May 12, 2016; Ditchtenders will start taking water orders starting on the same date.  Water allocations will be based on 3.0 days per 20 acres running 1 cubic feet per second for parcels at 100 percent entitlement. It is anticipated that water run will run from May into August. 

 

WATER TRANSFERS:  Water transfers will be reviewed on an individual basis.  All requests for water transfers should be forwarded to Javier Cavazos at (559-318-0175). 

 

Additional updates can be viewed on the District website at www.altaid.org 

 

News Release Contact:  Chris Kapheim (559) 591-0800, extension 13