In Oregon, Farmers are Revamping Century-Old Irrigation Canals to Stem Water Loss

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Environment News: Reluctant Ultramarathon Runner Tackles 200 Marathons for Water Crisis Awareness.

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Takeaways:

  • In Oregon, farmers are turning their ditches into pipes to save water and create a new source of clean electricity.
  • The project is expected to save 11,083 acre-feet of water per year.
  • Water managers can now keep more water in the Whychus Creek, which supplies the district.

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