EL 47.5 DELIVERY SYSTEM CELEBRATION
Many gathered last week to celebrate the completion of the EL 47.5 Pump Station. The Station is located 7 miles NE of Warden, WA and is replacing 8,500 acres of deep well irrigated lands with surface water in the Odessa Aquifer. EL 47.5 is designed to supply water to over 10,500 acres. Speakers in attendance included Duaine Anderson, ECBID Board President; Senator Mark Schoesler (District 9); Mark Maynard, Ephrata Field Office Manager, US Bureau of Reclamation; Tom Tebb, Director, Office of Columbia River of the Department of Ecology; and Derek Sandison, Director, WSDA.