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ITRC Paper No. P 17-004.  Stuart W. Styles, Robert C. Bryan, and Sierra Layous

Case Study: Modernization of the Walker River Irrigation District

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ITRC and Walker River Irrigation District (WRID) collaborated on the modernization of WRID with support from the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Interior in Carson City, Nevada. This paper presents an update to the USCID case study that was presented in 2014 on the initial proposed plan for improving water gauges throughout WRID. There has been phased implementation of the initial proposed plan as well as modification and expansion of that plan (see ITRC Paper No. P 14-009). To date, twelve of the original twenty sites have been implemented. Twenty additional sites have been identified, fourteen of which have already been implemented. Additionally, up to six buffer reservoir sites located throughout the district are currently being developed.


Styles, S., R. Bryan, and S.Layous. 2017. Case Study: Modernization of the Walker River Irrigation District. In Proceedings of USCID 10th International Conference on Irrigation and Drainage. Sacramento, CA. October 24-27, 2017.

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