MVID | Instream Flow Improvement
Methow Valley Irrigation District | Instream Flow Improvement
The Instream Flow Improvement Project is the result of many years of negotiations between MVID, regulatory agencies, and non-profit conservation groups. The current Project aims to assist MVID in serving all of the shareholders with adequate water, while minimizing the effects on ESA-listed salmonid fish.

In December 2012, MVID signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Washington Water project of Trout Unlimited, to change the point of diversion for the MVID West Canal from the Twisp River to the Methow River. In order to do this, four alternatives are currently being evaluated with technical assistance from the Bureau of Reclamation and Anchor Environmental.

Change to “In May of 2013, the MVID Directors selected Alternative 5 from the proposed alternatives, after an advisory vote from the MVID members.

This site is intended to provide MVID shareholders, Project partners and interested community members with updated Project information, background documents, maps and contact information. Please visit this site often as it will be the go-to place to stay informed about this Project!

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MVID directors
  John Richardson  341-4584
Steve Dixon  997-7494
Greg Nordang  509-669-5574
MVID staff

Bunny Morgan  997-2318
Josh Morgan  997-6843
(emergency contact)
Michelle Dewey 509-699-9821

Washington Water Project
of Trout Unlimited
  Greg Knott  509-429-8334
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