Please be advised that the earliest water delivery date for the 2019 water seaason has been set for May 9, 2019.
All irrigators and/or users shall advise appropriate staff of the district (usually Water District Supervisors), at least 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE, of their requirements for water. Such notice shall include the quantity of water requested, as well as the location of the delivery. This notice is essential for the district to properly control the water supplies within the irrigation system, and to ensure that it is beneficially used.
All irrigators shall advise appropriate staff of the Irrigation District (usually Water District Supervisors), at least 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE, of their intention to cease delivery of water. This notice is essential in order for the district to properly control water supplies within the irrigation system, and to provide for the reallocation of such water for other use and/or to reduce delivery requirements within the irrigation system.
If you have questions please contact Eastern Irrigation District at 403-362-1400.
In an effort to keep our Water Users updated as to the Irrigation Council Appeal matter, please see the attached summary of correspondence and events, as well as the affidavit filed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
We will continue to keep you informed. Please direct questions or concerns to Ivan Friesen, General Manager (362-1400).
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Irrigation District, I would like to thank Mr. George Murray V for his commitment and service to the District and its Water Users.
For the vacancy that this creates, Water Users in Division 7 – Rolling Hills can feel free to contact myself or any other director.
Ross Owen, Chairman
Board of Directors
To protect our reservoirs, the Eastern Irrigation District has implemented an Invasive Species Prevention Program.
To receive approval for access to any of our District waterbodies, please visit the EID Office to complete your mandatory watercraft information form.
Forms are also available at:
For more information go to www.eid.ca or call (403) 362-1400
Thank you for your cooperation in the shared use of our reservoirs.”
Saturday, August 18th at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Pre-registration is required; please call (403) 362-1400 by Thursday, August 16th, 5:00 p.m. to register. The tour cannot accommodate strollers, wheelchairs or anyone with limited mobility due to the nature of the facility.
In an effort to keep our Water Users informed of a very important topic that may impact our District, please find attached the recent Irrigation Council Appeal Panel Notice of Decision.
We will continue to keep you informed on this matter. Please direct further questions or concerns to Ivan Friesen, General Manager (362-1400).
The purpose of this program is to increase water savings and reduce energy use in irrigated agriculture by assisting producers with the purchase of more efficient irrigation equipment and systems.
This program assists producers with eligible costs incurred for the purchase and installation of a new low-pressure centre (LPCP) pivot irrigation system, a drip irrigation system or an upgrade of an existing irrigation system.
40% of the eligible costs, up to a maximum of $5,000, for:
$15,000 of the eligible costs for an upgrade on the parcel from a gravity, side-wheel or high-pressure centre pivot irrigation system to a new LPCP system or a subsurface drip irrigation system.
This short online course was designed for anyone interested in Alberta's wetlands, and will teach:
The course launches on March 1, 2018
For more details, or to register: www.SALMTEC.com