Using GIS to monitor water use compliance
Irrigation districts are responsible for a wide variety of issues including but not limited to water distribution, water management, regulation of water rights, and collecting assessments. The Lake Chelan Reclamation District irrigation system is owned by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and operated by the District. The contract between the District and the USBR limits the application of irrigation water to lands classified as irrigable. The nature of the topography together with the delivery of pressurized water to high value crops has led to both inadvertent and advertent use of irrigation water ...
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