Experts to delve into water supply outlook
Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013 12:30 PM
The 2013 Idaho water supply outlook will be presented Jan. 10 as part of the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association's Annual Equipment Show and Conference.
Norman Semanko, executive director for the Idaho Water Users Association, and Ron Abramovich, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service water supply specialist, are scheduled to offer the latest information about water supply issues at the annual event, which will be held from 8 to 9:15 a.m. in the South Home Federal Room of the Nampa Civic Center, 311 Third St. South, Nampa, Idaho.
"Ron will supply us with current snow pack data and project the 2013 surface water supply based on current snowpack," said Howard Neibling, education chairman for the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Association.
"Norm will provide us with an update on the latest threats to irrigation canals, drains, infrastructure and water rights," Neibling said. "He will also speak about the outlook for Clean Water Act regulations, guidance and litigation which threaten future irrigation water delivery and use."
The event is part of the Idaho Irrigation Equipment Show and Conference and is free and no registration is required.
The trade show and classes are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.