Luck with rains and prudent water management prevented repeat of 2015 droughts this year

September 27, 2016 – Osoyoos Times

Despite some worries at the start of the summer, water managers dodged a bullet this year thanks to June and July rainfall.

As September draws to a close, local water users are now safely out of the woods for this year.

That’s the word from Al Josephy, the official with Washington State Department of Ecology, who oversees operation of the Zosel Dam in Oroville, WA.

Josephy was the main speaker last Tuesday at the annual public meeting of the International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control in Oroville.

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