Washington Ecology proposes reclaimed water rule

From the Capital Press

A Washington Farm Bureau policy analyst said recently that the state Department of Ecology’s proposed rules for diverting municipal wastewater for such purposes as irrigating trees farms, pastures and crops are better than a widely panned proposal made two years ago.

The Farm Bureau supports irrigating with “reclaimed water,” but it and others complained in 2015 that Ecology’s proposal could shortchange downstream water-right holders, including farmers. Read the rest of the story here.

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