Special Meeting on Gold Hill Irrigation

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — In a special meeting on Saturday, the Gold Hill Irrigation District Board approved a move to add more funding to streamline the current project under construction. Water has been shut off in the irrigation district for more than two weeks while crews worked on a project to get the canal back … Continue reading »

Public Works Watching Water Levels

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Public works employees in areas with flood risks are getting ready for rain and rising river levels. They say the dry weather leading up to these storms has helped them prepare. The Josephine County Public Works Supervisor says employees have been out clearing downed tree limbs and clearing culverts in recent … Continue reading »

OSU Studies Demand on Water Supply

By Rhoda Krause CORVALLIS, Ore. — Scientists say climate change and Oregon’s population growth is already placing a higher demand on our water supply. Researchers at Oregon State University say most Oregonians agree that water conservation is important. But whose behaviors save the most water? Researchers found it tends to be older people, females and … Continue reading »