irrigation

New irrigation systems coming to several Spokane parks

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Irrigation systems at several community parks will soon be replaced and modernized thanks to funds allocated from Spokane County Board of Commissioners. Up to $675,000 from the American Rescue Plan will go to Spokane County Parks, Recreation…

Spokane River flows drop, community asked to conserve

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane Riverkeeper is asking the community to be efficient with outdoor irrigation, as Spokane River flows dropped to low levels in August. The organization says that despite seeing high river flows this spring, recent flows have…

Ephrata man drowns in irrigation canal

EPHRATA, Wash. -- An 18-year-old Ephrata man drowned Thursday after being swept by the current of an irrigation canal.  Jesus Contreras was swimming in the canal with friends when he slipped beneath the surface, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said. …