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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.

Montana State

Volume 14 Issue 2 February MT

If anyone knows their way around Montana water, it’s Mike Murphy, the longtime executive director of the Montana Water Resources Association (MWRA)…

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Main Edition

Volume 14 Issue 2 February

In this month’s cover story, we introduce Dr. Patrick Sullivan, the new treasurer-manager of the Elephant Butte Irrigation District (EBID). With degrees in agriculture,

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Arizona State

Volume 14 Issue 2 February AZ

This year, for the first time in its 50-year history, Hohokam Irrigation and Power will have no water to distribute to its farmers. The tier 2 cuts in deliveries of Colorado River…

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Nebraska State

Volume 14 Issue 2 February NE

nited States Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska and
her family own a cattle ranch, so she has firsthand experience of the importance of agriculture—as well as…

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Washington State

Volume 14 Issue 2 February WA

While New Zealand may seem very far away from Washington State, the issues faced by irrigated farmers in both locations can be surprisingly similar.

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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.