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Irrigation Infrastructure Rehabilitation in Alberta; 38 Years of Government/Industry Cooperation

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

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Authors:   Len Ring

Alberta has 1.63 million acres (660,000 ha) of agricultural irrigation (over 60% of Canadas total) with 1.34 million acres (544,000 ha) in 13 irrigation districts. The districts are privately operated and under the control of the irrigators who pay water rates based on the acres assessed for irrigation. The irrigators elect a Board of Directors to manage the district.

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