New pump station delivers water to farms
Irrigation water project expands to 10,500 acres
June 3, 2021
WARDEN - A new pump station provides irrigation water to nearly 10,500 acres of farmland in Eastern Washington.
The EL 47.5 station was dedicated on May 27, seven miles northeast of Warden. About 50 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, was among several state lawmakers who helped secure funding for the $20.8 million project.
Dye represents the 9th Legislative district, which includes Adams, Asotin, Franklin, Garfield, Whitman, and part of Spokane counties.
She pushed for $5 million to come from the state capital budget. The balance will come from the sale...