Current Information.

Eastern Irrigation District News

Post Date: May 29, 2024

Irrigation Applications - 2024

Post Date: May 28, 2024

Irrigation Billing - Penalty Notice

Post Date: April 29, 2024

Chemical Treatment of Canals

The EID has seen successful results in implementing a scheduled chemical treatment program for canal reaches prone to aquatic weed issues. Following is the 2024 schedule, subject to weather conditions, for canals in this program:

Tilley Main Canal:

  • June 26
  • July 10
  • July 24
  • August 7
  • August 21

North Branch Canal:

  • June 27-28
  • July 11-12
  • July 25-26
  • August 8-9
  • August 22-23

17-G Springhill:

  • June 26
  • July 10
  • July 24
  • August 7
  • August 21

Rolling Hills Main and Secondary A Canals:

  • June 25
  • July 9
  • August 19

Bow Slope and 17 Bow Slope Canals:

  • June 21
  • August 20

16 Springhill

  • June 17

Antelope Creek Canal

  • July 8

H West Bantry and South Bantry Canals:

  • July 24

Herbicides used are:

(Special Use Approval Registration Number 10572-05-01)

  • Canals are treated with:
    • Magnacide H (Acrolein) – PCP Act Regulation Number 10948 – for aquatic vegetation and algae.
  • Canal banks are treated with:
    • Vanquish (Dicamba) – PCP Act Registration Number 26980 – for broadleaf weeds, brush and willows.
    • Vision Max (Glyphosate) – PCP Act Registration Number 27736 – for Canary grass, Downy Brome, and cattail.

All herbicide applications will be conducted under the conditions of the Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Pesticide Special Use Approval No. 10572-05-01, issued to the Eastern Irrigation District. The herbicides that will be used include Vanquish (dicamba) and Vision Max (glyphosate). Aquatic weed and algae control will be conducted in selected canals using Magnicide H (acrolein). Affected water users will receive advance notice of aquatic applications.

Post Date: December 1, 2023

Capital Assets Charges

Effective December 1, 2023 the capital assets charges are as follows:

  • $3,600/acre for New Parcel Irrigation Acres
  • $1,500/acre for Infill Acres
  • $750/acre for Conversion Acres

Capital Assets Charges Bylaw #969 is available for viewing under the Information and Bylaws/Policy tabs of the EID website.

Post Date (Updated): October 26, 2023


“With the recent precipitation the High Fire Hazard condition, and associated access restrictions, has been lifted from EID lands. Please continue to monitor the EID website and Facebook page during hunting season in the event conditions change.”

Please remember access to these private lands is a privilege not a right.

For more information call the EID office 403-362-1400.

Post Date: July 26, 2023

Thank You to All Water Users

Post Date: October 20, 2022