Alta Irrigation District

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Alta Irrigation District Sets Allotment Schedule for 2018 Water Run **UPDATED** as of 7/1/2018

Alta Irrigation District Board of Directors took action approving the following Allotment for the 2018 Water Run at a Special Board Meeting held on May 16, 2018.  District staff was authorized to adjust the entitlement and irrigation schedules, as needed, to protect the integrity of the ditches and to adapt to changes in weather patterns, runoff forecast, and storage in Pine Flat Lake.  Entitlement for 100% lands was set for 4 days per 20 acres at 1 cfs with the number of days prorated based on entitlement category.  See table below for a summary of allotments by entitlement category. 

Entitlement Category

Allotment

100%

4 days per 20 acres at 1 cfs

75%

3 days per 20 acres at 1 cfs

50%

2 days per 20 acres at 1 cfs

25%

1 day per 20 acres at 1 cfs

Groundwater Only 

1 day per 20 acres at 1 cfs *

 * Groundwater Only allotmment is subject to change; check website for updates.

Ditchtenders will be available to take water orders on May 17.  Please refer to postcards from Alta Irrigation District for information about the ditch serving your property, ditchtender’s phone number, and turnout number.  Contact Stan Sasaki, Superintendent, at (559) 805-7522 if there are maintenance issues on the ditch(es) serving your property; please leave a detailed message. 

Volumetric Surcharges will begin on May 17 for any water diverted from ditches.  Below is a tabular summary of water charges, by entitlement category, for the 2018 Water Run. 

Entitlement Category

Water Charge

25% to 100%

$4.75 per acre-foot

Groundwater Only

$7.75 per acre-foot

                                                                            Note(s): 1. Groundwater Only charge consist of a $4.75 per acre-foot base charge plus a $3.00 per acre-foot surcharge.

If there are any further questions about Water Run, please contact the District office at (559) 591-0800, extension 10.