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What we do at Irrigation Leader Magazine

Irrigation Leader is dedicated to the men and women providing water to irrigators in the 17 western states and beyond. Our interviews with irrigation district managers and personnel; supplier representatives; and leading local, state and federal government officials distill the issues of the day and offer real-world perspectives and insight.

Current Editions

Here are the latest editions of Irrigation Leader magazine. You can find previous months by selecting the desired edition under the Magazines tab or by visiting our archives here.

Main Edition

Volume 14 Issue 10 Nov/Dec

Beginning around 2009, Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI), one of Australia’s largest private irrigation companies, set out on an automation journey that has resulted in vast…

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Arizona State

Volume 14 Issue 10 Nov/Dec AZ

Having served two terms as mayor of Phoenix and now serving his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Greg Stanton has examined Arizona’s water…

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Montana State

Volume 14 Issue 10 Nov/Dec MT

In this month’s cover story, we speak with Cole Peebles, who recently left the Pondera County Canal and Reservoir Company (PCCRC) after serving as its engineer and general manager…

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Nebraska State

Volume 14 Issue 10 Nov/Dec NE

This month, we have the privilege of interviewing United States Senator Pete Ricketts, who previously served two terms as the governor of Nebraska. Senator Ricketts…

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Washington State

Volume 14 Issue 10 Nov/Dec WA

My good friend Mr. Chris Duke, the new manager of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Columbia-Cascades Area Office (CCAO), is a Reclamation veteran, with more than three…

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Jobs Board

Our website serves as a clearinghouse for requests for proposals and job listings published by water agencies and irrigation districts throughout the United States. We post jobs at no charge, in the Irrigation Leader, Hydro Leader, and Municipal Water Leader magazines and websites.