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Eastern Irrigation District News

Alberta Irrigation Projects Association Job Opening

  • Position: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • Location: Lethbridge, Alberta

Alberta Irrigation Projects Association [AIPA] represents the common interests of Alberta’s 13 irrigation districts. Our mandate includes government and stakeholder relations, education and outreach, policy development, and research activities.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director works with and communicates with a broad constituent group. Ideally, your background includes water and agricultural resources, public relations, and teamwork. You have a well-rounded understanding of irrigation in southern Alberta, and are familiar with key water issues in the Province and the complexities in dealing with these issues.

The applicant should be self-motivated and goal-oriented, with good organizational, public speaking, research and writing skills. Travel for meetings is required.

Please submit your resume by June 30, 2017 in confidence to:

Executive Committee, 2825-18th Ave. North, Lethbridge, AB, T1H 6T5, or by email to vicky.kress@aipa.org.


2017 Irrigation Applications.

EID water users interisted in applying for acres on new parcels are encouraged to download the 2017 Application Form and return it to the Eastern Irrigation District office in Brooks no later than September 30, 2017.

Click here to download the 2017 application form.


Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency Program

The Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency Program announced some positive changes to the program as outlined below:

  • The maximum amount payable for an upgrade from a gravity or side-wheel system to a new low pressure centre pivot irrigation system changes from $5,000 to $15,000.
  • Eligible producers may apply for one grant payment each fiscal year rather than once during the five-year program.

Application forms are still available on the Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency Program website or by contacting the Program office in Lethbridge. Click on the link below for the website or contact Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency at the address listed below.

Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency Program Website

Growing Forward 2 Irrigation Efficiency Program
100, 5401 - 1 Avenue South
Lethbridge, Alberta
Canada, T1J 4V6;
Telephone: 403-381-5171
Fax at 403-381-5765.

Web Site Updates

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Thank you for your patience.