About Wise

About WISE

The intent of the WISE Project is to modernize overall water management in the region by enhancing irrigation water availability and reliability, municipal summer source water quality, and degraded water quantity and quality for native anadromous salmonids in an economically and environmentally feasibly manner.

Bradshaw Drop - Joint Diversion Point
Bradshaw Drop – Joint Diversion Point

The WISE Project goals are:

  • Increasing stream flows and improving water quality in Bear Creek and Little Butte Creek during irrigation season.
  • Improving reliability, efficiency, and effectiveness of water delivery to irrigation districts and their customers.
  • Improving the raw water supply quality for municipal treatment and distribution.
  • Improving aquatic habitat for native anadromous salmonids and riparian species.