Irrigation Efficiency Project

Introduction
In 2008, the Blackfoot Challenge initiated the Irrigation Efficiency Project with the goals of promoting efficient and sustainable water use while maintaining agricultural production in the Blackfoot Watershed.  The Irrigation Efficiency Program consists of three primary components – irrigation system energy efficiency evaluations, irrigation scheduling or irrigation water management, and irrigation equipment maintenance.
Energy Efficiency Evaluations

Efficiency…

2019 Weekly Irrigation Reports

Sept. 27 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 20 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 13 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 7 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 30 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 23 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 16 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 9 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 2 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
July…

2018 Weekly Irrigation Reports

2018 Blackfoot Annual Irrigation Report
Sept. 28 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 21 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 14 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 7 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 31 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 24 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 10 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 3 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
July 27 Irrigation,…

2017 Weekly Irrigation Reports

September 22, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
September 8, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
September 1, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 25, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 18, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 11, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 4, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 28, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 21, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 14, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 7, 2017,…

Irrigation Report Archive

2016:
BC 2016 Irrigation Scheduling Summary Report
BC Weekly Report September 23, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 16, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 9, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 2, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 26, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 19, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 12, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 5, 2016
BC Weekly Report July 29, 2016
BC Weekly Report July 22,…

Our work in the Blackfoot

Improving Water Quality in the Blackfoot

What Are TMDLs and What Do They Mean For the Blackfoot Watershed?

Under the 1972 Clean Water Act, each State is required to develop TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads) for water bodies (streams, rivers, and lakes) that it has determined to be impaired or not …