Columbia Basin Project, photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation
Grand Coulee Dam, photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation
Lake Kachess, photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation
Tieton River, photo courtesy of the Bureau of Reclamation
President - Scott Revell
Vice President - Mike Miller
National Director - Larry Martin
Immediate Past President - Dave Solem
At Large - Maury Balcom
At Large - Rick Dieker
Washington State Water
Updated October 18, 2019
Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sunnyside Valley Irrigation
Aging infrastructure - Federal funding for
Columbia River Treaty modernization
2019 Top Priorities
The Washington State Water Resources Association (WSWRA) is the coordinating agency for irrigation districts in Washington State. WSWRA represents over 100 irrigation districts and companies that deliver water to over 1.1 million acres of irrigated agriculture in the state. The association has a 15-member board of directors made up of irrigation district directors and managers.
The WSWRA’s mission is to promote the responsible stewardship of the water of the state, to protect irrigated lands for present and future generations, and to preserve the water rights and interests of irrigation districts and irrigation companies in Washington State.
Irrigation in Washington State is dedicated to providing water through modern means of water delivery and conservation techniques. Change is a constant in the water delivery world as irrigation districts work to meet the challenges of the day. WSWRA provides the forum for the exchange of ideas that lead to the betterment of the industry as a whole.
The major priorities in 2019 for WSWRA’s members include the support of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan and the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, as well as addressing Bureau of Reclamation administrative gridlock.
Executive Office Contacts
Executive Director - Tom Myrum
Administrative Assistant - Jen Dunnagan
Government Relations Consultant - Mike Schwisow
Executive Office Location
626 Columbia Street NW, Suite 2D
Olympia, WA 98501
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