Yakima Timeline (Pre-YRBWEP)

Droughts

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01/01/1977 - 12/31/1977

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01/01/1979 - 12/31/1979

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01/01/1987 - 12/31/1988

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01/01/1992 - 12/31/1994

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01/01/2001 - 12/31/2001

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01/01/2003 - 12/31/2005

YRBWEP/Studies

YRBWEP Feasibility Study Authorization

Approx. 1979

Phase I: Fish Passage

1984 - 2006

Phase II: Water Conservation

1994 - Approx. 2014

Storage Study EIS

2003 - April 2009

Integrated Alternative (Ecology) EIS

Apr 2006 - Dec 2009

Storage Draft EIS

Jan 2008

Draft Integrated Alternative EIS

Dec 2008

WaterSMART (Reclamation) Basin Study

2009 - 2010

Final Integrated Alternative EIS

June 2009

YRBWEP Workgroup

June 30, 2009

Preliminary Integrated Plan

December 2009

Consensus Agreement for Integrated Plan

March 2011

Proposed Integrated Plan

April 2011

Integrated Plan Draft PEIS

Nov 2011

Integrated Plan Final PEIS

March 2012

State funding bill passes ($132 million)

July 2013

Other

General Water Rights Adjudication

1977 - Approx. 2014

Business interests form Yakima River Watershed Council

1994

Business interests lobby for Storage Study

2001

Joint Letter from Roza Irrigation District and Yakama Nation

March 2008