Starting in 2022, the scenic and ecosystem-sustaining Arnold Canal could be filled in.
• Negatively Impacting Groundwater Wells
• Destroying/Damaging Trees and Vegetation
• Destroying Wildlife Habitat
• Property Damage, Dust and Noise During Construction
• Reducing Property Value
This seven-year, $42 Million project will help few and harm many.
Not even AID’s irrigating patrons are confident that the pipe will improve their water delivery–there isn’t enough elevation drop to support a pressurized delivery system and many of AID’s delivery issues are on their laterals system, not the main canal.
There are alternative solutions! But there can be no discussion until this “All Or Nothing” steamroller of a proposal is stopped.
Voice Your Opposition!
Send an E-mail, write a letter or phone your government representatives:
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon
131 NW Hawthorne Ave., Ste. 208, Bend, OR 97703
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon
131 NW Hawthorne Ave., Suite 107, Bend, OR, 97701
US Representative Cliff Bentz
OR Representative Jack Zika
900 Court St. NE, H-387, Salem, Oregon 97301
OR Senator Tim Knopp
900 Court St. NE, S-425
Salem, Oregon 97301
Deschutes County Commissioners:
PO Box 6005, Bend, OR 97708-6005