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Important Water Quality Meeting

An important Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) workshop has been set for August 21 at 10:00 a.m. in Tulare at the Southern California Energy Energy Education Center to discuss proposed regulations (General Order) that will affect every landowner or operator irrigating agricultural lands in the Southern San Joaquin Valley. 

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Water Run Update 2012


August 03, 2012


Alta Irrigation District will be turning off its delivery of surface water to landowners in mid-August 2012. Water run was initiated on May 09, 2012 and has run continuously until the projected turnoff date.  Alta Irrigation District will not be holding any additional water in reserve in Pine Flat Dam except for the required amount for enviromental purposes or existing contractual commitments.

News Release contact:  Chris M. Kapheim, General Manager,  (559) 591-0800, Ext. 13


New Cycle & Entitlement

A new cycle & entitlement will take effect on May 24, 2012. The new allocation formula will be 3 days per 20 acres at 100% entitlement.  To see the Water Cycle Schedule, click here.

All allocations are subject to change upon review of storage, schedule and forecast information.


End of Water Service for Groundwater Only Areas

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 will be the last day groundwater only areas will be able to make orders for water.




Start of Water Run 2012!


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2012 Water Run will start on Wednesday, May 9th

Allocation formula is 4 days per 20 acres at 100% entitlement.

Groundwater Only parcels can make a demand for water equal to 25% land on a conditional basis at the additional cost of $3.00/acre foot measured.

Subject to change by board action.